By Island Free Press on July 25, 2021
Update: The Island Free Press has reported that one of the passengers in the truck, Leroy Tracy Farrow III, 18, of Frisco, died as a result of the accident. The driver of the vehicle, Jahfar Mystic Christ, 22, of Frisco, was charged with driving while impaired and felony death by motor vehicle. Blood test results are pending.
A major traffic accident was reported in Frisco on N.C. Highway 12 near the Frisco Rod & Gun market on Sunday night, July 25.
Dare County EMS, the Dare County Sheriff’s Office, and local Hatteras Island fire departments were at the scene as of 10 p.m. on Sunday.
Per a witness to the accident, a pick-up truck with several young men pulled out of the market very fast at around 9:00 p.m., before the truck flipped over nearby. At least one fatality has been reported by multiple sources.
Traffic delays have been reported in both directions of N.C. Highway 12 near the site of the accident. The Island Free Press will continue to post updates as soon as they are available.