Head on Crash Kills a Married Couple

This news is to promote awareness around the dangers of motor vehicle accidents in the state of North 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 loved first-grade teacher and her husband passed away when a driver crashed head-on into their SUV in North Carolina. The victims of the accident have been identified as Stephanie Ann Schneggenburger, 55, who taught at Wallburg Elementary School, and her husband 56-year-old Bruce Louis Schneggenburger.

The Schneggenburger’s lives were cut short on Aug. 6. They were headed north on U.S. Highway 221 in Ashe County. “during heavy rain conditions,” according to the couple’s obituaries. A GMC pickup truck that was heading southbound went across the center line, causing it to swerve into oncoming traffic and hit the married couple’s SUV head-on. Bruce Schneggenburger was pronounced dead at the scene and his wife died at a hospital. 

 The 21-year-old driver of the pickup truck suffered minor injuries in the crash. The driver was “arrested and charged with two counts of misdemeanor death by vehicle and failure to maintain lane control,” troopers wrote in a news release.

Our thoughts and prayers at The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor are with the families who lost loved ones and those hurt in this tragic car accident near Ashe County. 

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.



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