West Stanly High School student dies in high-speed accident
Published 10:24 am Monday, January 3, 2022
A single-vehicle accident Sunday morning resulted in the death of a West Stanly High School student, according to the state highway patrol.
At around 5:06 a.m., 17-year-old Donald Blaine Huneycutt of Locust was driving northeast on Liberty Hill Church Road at about 130 miles per hour when he attempted to turn right onto Hatley Road, according to Trooper A.C. McLester, who was at the scene. He lost control of his 2000 BMW 328, ran off the road and collided with a pine tree, the trooper said. McLester said Huneycutt was killed instantly.