The investigation into the wreck that took the life of a Claudville, Va., man on Friday afternoon is still ongoing. So far, no charges have been filed.
Donnie O’dell Blair, 67, of Claudville, Va. died when a truck collided with his car in front of Mount Airy Middle School around 4:46 p.m. Moody Funeral Service is handling the arrangements for his funeral that will be on Friday at 11 a.m. at Friendly Tabernacle Church at 462 McBride Road.
The driver of the truck, Cody Holland, 18, of Maple Hollow Road, was airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Health and was in stable condition on Saturday evening. Hospital officials would release information on his condition.
His passenger, Alissa Edwards, 22, of East Bend, was taken by ambulance to Baptist Hospital as well. She was released from the hospital as of Tuesday.
Senior Officer Ryan Bennett with the Mount Airy Police Department is investigating the crash. He said no charges have been filed, however, he does plan to discuss the wreck with the Surry County District Attorney’s Office.
According to a police report by Officer J.R. Hodge of the Mount Airy Police Department, Holland was traveling west on Hamburg Street in front of Mount Airy Middle School when his truck crossed the center line and hit Blair’s Buick head on.
Mount Airy Rescue Squad members worked for more than 40 minutes to free Holland from his 1994 Chevrolet pick-up.
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