The State Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to Sgt. Barry Burnette of the SHP, 45-year-old Nigel Wiggins left his lane of travel and crossed over the dividing line, striking McCullough’s vehicle head-on. McCullough died at the crash scene while Wiggins was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center with serious injuries.
Troopers are still investigating the cause of the crash and charges are pending against Wiggins.