Antonio Williams was driving westbound on Highway 70 in Durham when he lost control of his car and entered the opposite lane. Williams' Chevrolet Cruze was hit by a Chevrolet Silverado, causing it to spin into the original lane of travel and crash into a Chevrolet Tahoe.
Williams died at Duke Hospital. Durham police said Williams was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The crash happened near the intersection of U.S. 70 and Cheek Road. The crash closed both directions of the highway for three hours. Police said speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash.
Williams played football at Person High, where he graduated in 2016.