WINSTON-SALEM, NC. (THECOUNT) — North Carolina man, Abraham Peguero, has been identified as the victim killed in a Winston-Salem crash Sunday morning.

Peguero, 24, died after a vehicle he was operating exited the roadway and struck a tree in Winston-Salem on Sunday. The vehicle was occupied once.


First responders were called to the the scene of a single-vehicle crash in the 3700 block of Peters Creek Parkway, in Winston-Salem, NC, about 5 a.m. involving a Honda Civic.

Investigators said Peguero was driving a 1992 Honda Civic south on Peters Creek when he veered off the road and hit a tree near Cherry Blossom Lane, the entrance to Holmes Creek Condominiums. source

It was not mentioned by authorities if the victim was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

A crash report did not that the driver was operating the vehicle at an “excessive rate of speed,” at the time of the violent crash.

Anyone with possible information on the crash should contact police at 911.