AYDEN, N.C. (WITN) – Police believe the other driver ran a stop sign, killing a Greene Central High School football player this past weekend.
Ayden Police Chief Chris Forehand said Jah’Tayvious Edwards was alone in his vehicle when it was hit just before 3:00 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Old Snow Hill Road and Pleasant Plain Road.
The chief believes the other driver, who hasn’t been identified yet, ran the stop sign at the intersection.
Edwards was a senior outside linebacker for Greene Central. It’s not yet known about charges related to the crash.
In the meantime, funeral arrangements for the football player have been announced.
A balloon release will be held in Edwards’ honor at the football field in Snow Hill at 4:00 p.m. Thursday.
A wake will take place Saturday night from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the high school, while viewing will be Sunday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Tabernacle Temple of Jesus Christ, 1601 Bishop L N Forbes Street E in Wilson.
The funeral will be at the church in Wilson at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.