NC firefighter-EMT dies in vehicle crash
Midland Fire and Rescue Firefighter-EMT Leann Gray passed away from injuries incurred from a vehicle crash with a motorcycle
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to clarify that the car was attempting to make a U-turn at the time of the crash.
By News Staff
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Midland Fire and Rescue's public information officer announced that one of the four people killed in a Charlotte vehicle crash was Firefighter-EMT Leann Gray.
Gray, 27, was a passenger in a car involved in a vehicle wreck with a motorcycle, the Independent Tribune reported. The motorcycle driver, David Wooten, 22, struck the car as it was attempting to make a U-turn.
When police officers arrived on the scene, they found four unresponsive victims and two others with minor injuries. Gray and Wooten were pronounced dead at the scene.
She is survived by her 8-year-old son.
On behalf of @midlandfirenc...I've released this statement following the unexpected loss of their PIO/FF/EMT after a tragic, off duty, accident last night in Charlotte. We will #NeverForget Leann's tireless work within her community. #PIO #SelflessServant #NeverForget #RestEasy. pic.twitter.com/JY5p0pJdfe— Bill Suthard (@BPSuthard) August 31, 2019