IREDELL COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Payton Alizabeth Cannon, the daughter of Charlotte “Ace & TJ” radio show host, David “Ace” Cannon, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday vehicle crash in Iredell County.

Payton, 21, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Mooresville Wednesday just after midnight.


According to reports, Payton was operating a vehicle on a roadway in Mooresville, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 12 a.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree.

Payton, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Iredell County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. According to US Census projections in 2018, the population was 178,435. Its county seat is Statesville, and its largest town is Mooresville. The county was formed in 1788, annexed from Rowan County – Wikipedia.