On Monday, 27 May 2019, at approximately 12:10 p.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to a collision in Iredell County on Old Mountain Road near Old Miller Road. A 2007 Toyota passenger car was traveling east on Old Mountain Road, drove left of center, and collided head-on with a westbound 2007 BMW passenger car.
The driver of the Toyota, Tanya Marie Roberts, 50, of Stony Point, died while being transported by AirCare to Wake Forest Baptist Health (WFBH) in Winston-Salem. The driver of the BMW, Carter Payne, 17, of Statesville, and a passenger were injured and also transported to WFBH.
Investigators do not suspect impairment. Ms. Roberts was not restrained by a seatbelt.
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