Tanner Erwin Car Accident, Death – A tragic accident involving two automobiles occurred on Tuesday morning about 2.4 miles northwest of Salemburg in Sampson County. The tragedy claimed the life of a Roseboro youngster who was traveling in one of the vehicles.
Benjamin Tanner, a young man from Roseboro, was tragically killed early on Tuesday morning in a head-on collision that took place on Minnie Hall Road close to Salemburg. The incident occurred. Minnie Hall Road, which is situated between Corinth Church road and Herbie Road, was the location of the collision that took place at 8:28 in the morning.
The investigation carried out by the North Carolina Highway Patrol determined that the driver of a 2013 Ford pickup truck was heading east on Minnie Hall Road when the vehicle crossed the center line and became involved in a head-on collision with a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe that was heading west on the road.
Due to the fact that the Ford car came to a stop in the center of the road, both lanes were blocked. The Tahoe was discovered to be in a ditch after it had come to a stop. Benjamin Jack Tanner, who was just 16 years old at the time of the accident, was a passenger in the Ford and was flown to the Cape Fear Valley Medical Center with injuries that were considered to be life-threatening.
At ten in the morning, it was determined that there was nothing that could be done to save him, and his passing was officially declared at that time. Both of the drivers of the vehicles were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for treatment of injuries, however the nature of those injuries has not been specified.