Highway Patrol identifies 2 drivers killed in Franklin County head-on crash

FRANKLIN COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Officials have identified two drivers killed in a head-on crash last week in Franklin County.

The crash happened around 8 p.m., Thursday when a white Volkswagen crossed the center line and veered into the path of a silver Honda SUV on NC-96 near Ridgewood Road.

The driver of the Volkswagen, identified as 21-year-old Alexandra Cunningham of Wake Forest, was killed. The driver of the Honda, 65-year-old William Duncan of Youngsville, also died at the scene.

Two passengers from the Volkswagen, both 18-year-old women, sustained serious injuries and were taken to WakeMed.

A 65-year-old passenger in the Honda also was seriously injured and taken to WakeMed.

The Highway Patrol said Monday that it continues to investigate the crash.
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