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Alcohol, speed factors in fatal Granville wreck

Posted March 11, 2012

— A 21-year-old man was killed Saturday night in a wreck on Tom Hunt Road in Granville County, according to the state Highway Patrol.

William Ferguson died at the scene. His passenger, Megan King, was airlifted to Duke Hospital in Durham, where she was in the intensive care unit early Sunday.

Troopers said the cause of the wreck was still being investigated, but that speed and alcohol were believed to be factors.

No other details were released.


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  • 1sgboyd Mar 14, 2012

    Does either of you all have the contact information for both Billy's Parents and Megan?? I would like to send my condolences.

  • brighteyesss12 Mar 12, 2012

    RIP Billy! Please keep Megan in your prayers as well as Billy's family, his young son Camden, and Shana! This is a terrible tragedy and Billy will be missed by so many people.

  • dollarthreexwhy Mar 12, 2012

    Billy, you are gone but never forgotten. We all miss you boe! RIP

  • momeeee Mar 12, 2012

    Prayers for Billy & Megan & their families & friends. Such an unnecessary tragedy!

  • kristyegilbert Mar 12, 2012

    RIP BILLY !! you will be missed ... From Anthony & Kristy .

  • klgochna Mar 12, 2012

    Very sad, I know Billy and he was great! He was loved and will be missed! Please pray for his family and his little boy. Rest in Peace, Billy. Your friends Justin, Travis and Robert miss you.

  • granville93 Mar 12, 2012

    This seems like a broken record....all these young people losing their lives like this....very sad.