17-year-old killed in Union County crash


Two cars were involved a fatal collision that killed a 17-year-old Friday night, according to North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Troopers say Brandon Tyrell Chambers was pronounced dead on the scene of the crash just south of Marshville, NC in Union County. The accident reportedly happened near the intersection of JJ Autry Road and Landsford Road around 10:20 p.m.

According to reports, Chambers' vehicle crossed the center line and hit another vehicle head on.

Troopers said two other people involved in the crash were taken to the hospital. No information on their injuries was released.

NC Highway Patrol was investigating the incident and say they've been able to rule out speed and alcohol as factors in the collision.