Wilmington Teens Killed In Honda After Striking Duke Energy Truck ID’d

The North Carolina High Patrol has named Brandon Punzalan, 18, of Wilmington, and Judson Regan, 18, of Roxboro, as the two teens killed in a wreck in Harnett County, NC., Wednesday evening.

According to officials, Punzalan was operating a 2015 Honda Accord west on US 421 around 5 p.m. when he went left of center, ran off the left side of the roadway striking a guardrail, came back onto the road and hit a Duke Energy truck. Punzalan and his passenger, Regan, were pronounced dead at the scene. Both teens were wearing seatbelts.

The two occupants of the Duke Energy truck, identified as Ronald Leslee Gillis, 40, and Kyle James Smith, 23, were uninjured. Continue reading