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Storms likely played role in Concord wreck that killed 2 teens, police say

WSOC Charlotte
WSOC Charlotte
 2021-07-27
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CONCORD, N.C. — Two teens died Monday in a crash on Concord Parkway South, police said, adding that rainy conditions likely played a role in the wreck.

The single-vehicle crash happened shortly after 6 p.m.

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J’Kaiya McClendon, 18, drove the car off the road and flipped it onto its roof, landing in a creek near the roadway.

McClendon and the front seat passenger, Brianna Pfifer, 19, of Concord, died at the scene. Three other people in the vehicle were treated for minor injuries, officials said.

Concord police believe heavy rain from thunderstorms that day contributed to the crash.

No criminal charges are expected.

No further information has been released.

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