THE LATEST: Highway Patrol identifies I-95 crash victims

Occupants in the Toyota:

Driver –  has been identified as Moyean Schroeder, 62, of Prince Frederick MD.  Mrs. Schroeder was transported to Wake Med with non-life threatening injuries. She was listed Wednesday afternoon in fair condition.

Passenger – has been identified as Dennis Allan Schroeder, 64, of Prince Frederick MD. He was killed in the accident.

Occupant of Tractor Trailer:

Driver – John Hughes, 46, of Maidens, VA.  Mr. Hughes was not injured as a result of the collision.

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 Here’s a statement released Wednesday morning by NC Highway Patrol spokesperson Sgt. Michael Baker regarding the fatal accident Wednesday on I-95 north in Kenly:

“On Wednesday, Jan. 10 at approximately 4:09 a.m., the State Highway Patrol responded to a two vehicle collision on I-95 at the 101 mile marker in Johnston County.

 “A 1999 Toyota passenger vehicle traveling north on I-95 failed to reduce speed and struck a tractor trailer from the rear.

“As a result of the collision, both vehicles came to rest within the roadway, blocking northbound lanes of I-95.

“The tractor trailer was hauling a hazardous material at the time but the containers were not damaged.

 “A passenger within the Toyota succumbed to their injuries at the scene.

 “More information will be forthcoming as investigators provide same.”

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