Deadly Accident in Taylorsville

This news is to promote awareness around the dangers of motor vehicle accidents in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina. Our team at The Law Offices of Jason E.Taylor has represented thousands of clients who have been the victims of other’s negligence while operating motor vehicles. We deeply understand the profound impacts these accidents can have on so many families and loved ones.

A woman from Hickory passed away in a car accident in Taylorsville on Friday afternoon, September 9th according to North Carolina State Highway Patrol reports.

76-year-old Barbara Ruppard Causey was driving west along U.S. 64 in a 2008 Honda Civic when she crossed the centerline and collided head-on with another vehicle. Causey’s car overturned into a utility pole, and she died due to her injuries at the scene. 

Robert Lewis Phelps of Granite Falls drove the eastbound car, a 2018 GMC Sierra. He had a child in the car who was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Impairment does not seem to be a contributing factor in this accident. It is confirmed that no charges will be filed against Phelps.

At The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor, our hearts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and loved ones of Barbara who suffered this tragic loss of life. We also extend our prayers to the young person facing injuries and wish them a healthy recovery. We share our condolences for this devastating car accident.

Should you or someone you know find yourself injured as a victim of someone else’s negligence in an accident, our firm offers free consultations to help guide you through the process so you can focus on your mental and physical recovery. Contact us at 1-800-351-3008.

Note: This information is created and published using publicly available (secondary) sources. The information being shared and reported has not been independently verified. If you see any information that should be corrected or updated since publication, contact us and we will review and revise accordingly. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.


Taylorsville Accident Claims One Life in North Carolina

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