Cumberland educator killed in crash
Posted September 11, 2008
Updated September 12, 2008
Stedman, N.C. — Two Cumberland County school employees were involved in a collision Wednesday afternoon in Stedman.
Kenneth Earl Hancock Jr., an assistant principal at Reid Ross Classical School, was killed when his motorcycle hit a truck driven by Sandra Autry Wrench, a secretary at Stedman Elementary School.
According to the state Highway Patrol, Hancock swerved into Wrench's lane and the two vehicles collided head-on. Hancock was killed instantly.
Wrench was treated for minor injuries.
Hancock, a former member of the staff at Terry Sanford High School, started work at Ross July 21.
A school spokeswoman said the Terry Sanford football team would dedicate Friday's game to Hancock's memory.