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Driver thrown from Corvette, hit by tractor-trailer after crash on I-73 in Greensboro

Greensboro police said the multi-car pileup happened on Mount Hope Church Road. the driver was killed and another person was injured.

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — One person died, and a man was taken to the hospital after a car crash Saturday morning.

Greensboro police said the crash involving multiple cars happened on Mount Hope Church Road.

Police said a person driving a 1999 Chevrolet Corvette was heading north on I-73, lost control of the car and ran off the right side of the road.

According to police, the driver hit a guard rail before spinning and hitting a 2020 Nissan Altima driven by William Rosado, 57, of Whitsett.

The driver of the Corvette was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the car onto the road and was hit by a tractor-trailer, police said. The driver died at the scene.

The tractor-trailer was being driven by 58-year-old Ronald Peterson of Alberta, Virginia.

Rosado had small injuries.

Investigators said Ryan Donlon was charged with careless and reckless driving and misdemeanor death by a motor vehicle.  

Greensboro police have not released Donlon’s vehicle information.

If you have any information about the crash, call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.

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