FORSYTH COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Heather Singleton and Elizabeth Goins, have been identified as the pedestrians fatally struck by a semi-tractor Saturday morning in Forsyth County, North Carolina.
Singleton, 31, and 30-year-old Goins, were both killed after they were struck by a big-rig in Winston-Salem early Saturday morning.
According to report, for unknown reasons, Singleton and Goins had exited their vehicles on US-52 near Ziglar Road in Winston-Salem, when an 18-wheeler, operated by 60-year-old Bradley Perry, crashed into the women and their stopped vehicles around 1:23 a.m. Saturday.
Both Goins and Singleton were pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.
Investigators say that Perry stayed remained on the scene and was cooperative with arriving officials.
The Winston-Salem Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in this case. Anyone with any information regarding this incident or similar crimes is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700, Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800, or En Espanol at (336) 728-3904. Text-A-Tip Program at (336) 276-1717 allows you to anonymously text tips, photos, and videos to the Winston-Salem Police Department. You can also view “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook. A Crime Stoppers Tip Form can also be located online.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Forsyth County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 350,670, making it the fourth-most populous county in North Carolina. Its county seat is Winston-Salem – Wikipedia.