Man, 18, killed, family injured in Sanford wreck
Fatigue was likely the cause of a two-vehicle wreck in Sanford Saturday night that killed an 18-year-old man and hospitalized a family of four, state troopers said.Posted — Updated
Troopers said that a Chevrolet Blazer driven by Sebastian Talley crossed the center line of N.C. Highway 87, at Winstead Road, around 9 p.m. and struck an oncoming Ford F250 pickup truck.
Talley, of Cameron, died at the scene.
The pickup driver and two passengers were airlifted to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill – Wayne Fausz, 40; Nathaniel Fausz, 15; and Autumn Fausz, 9.
Wayne and Nathaniel Fausz were listed in critical condition Sunday morning. Troopers said their injuries were serious but non-life-threatening.
Autumn Fausz had multiple broken bones. She was listed in good condition.
A third passenger in the pickup, Natasha Fausz, 34, was taken to Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford. An update on her condition was not available.
Troopers said that Talley's father said that his son had recently been working a lot at the Coty manufacturing plant in Sanford.
Coty, Inc., issued a statement saying:
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