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Charlotte woman killed in I-85 wreck near Henderson

Posted March 18, 2013

— A Charlotte woman died early Monday when her disabled car was hit on Interstate 85 in Vance County, authorities said.

Deiisa Crawford, 23, was involved in a crash with a tractor-trailer at about 2:30 a.m. that left her car disabled in the northbound lanes of I-85, near mile marker 220, authorities said.

Jason Self, of Long Beach, Miss., then hit Crawford's car with his Jeep. Authorities said he didn't see the wreckage before hitting it.

A passenger in Crawford's car, Leshonda Frederick, was transported to Duke University Hospital, but her condition was unknown. A 4-year-old boy in the car was taken to Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson with minor injuries, authorities said.


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  • lisa4 Mar 19, 2013

    Prayers are with the families.

  • Relic Mar 18, 2013

    Hate driving interstates at that time of the night. Condolences.

  • st5937 Mar 18, 2013

    prayers,hugs and kisses are with this family