Victim identified in deadly crash on Monroe Expressway in Union County
Troopers said the car entered the expressway around 12:33 a.m. Tuesday going over 100 mph.
UNION COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – Authorities have identified the woman who was killed in a crash in Union County earlier this week.
Emergency crews were called out to the Monroe Expressway just before 8 a.m. on Tuesday. According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, a trooper driving along the expressway on routine patrol noticed the wrecked car around 7:40 a.m.
Troopers said the car entered the expressway around 12:33 a.m. Tuesday going over 100 mph. The speed was 106 mph when the driver lost control and crashed, according to the NCSHP.
Authorities identified the victim as Morgan Marie Futch.
A two-and-a-half-year-old child was taken to a hospital due to a gash on the forehead but was OK, according to troopers.
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