Two fatality accidents in a 30-minute time frame in Pulaski County early resulted in the death of two people.
In the first of those two accidents, Shuntae Ingram, 40, of Wrightsville died when the2003 Chevrolet Suburban she was driving west on Interstate 40 struck a concrete wall while negotiating a left hand curve from I-40 west to I-30 west. The vehicle crossed over lane 2 and left the roadway, then rolled over and the driver was ejected.
Ingram was pronounced dead at the scene.
That accident was reported at 2:33 a.m.
About 30 minutes later, Michael Grice, 63, of Cabot was killed when the 2014 GMC Sierra he was driving was hit from behind by a Kenworth tractor-trailer rig.
The preliminary report said the Sierra because stalled in the middle lane of I-440 east. After impact, the GMC rotted and struck the concrete wall.
Grice was pronounced dead at the scene.
The deaths bring to 315 the number of people killed on the state’s highways so fat this year.