Police investigating fatal traffic accident

The Wake Forest Police Department is investigating a single-vehicle fatality that occurred Saturday evening, Feb. 24, at the intersection of Heritage Hills Way and Vodin Street.

At 9:06 p.m. officers responded to the scene. Upon arrival, they found Hannah Viall, age 15, unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two other victims, one female and one male, both 15-years-old, were transported to Wake Med with non-life-threatening injuries.

The incident is under investigation and the circumstances leading to the crash have not yet been determined.

According to Police Chief Jeff Leonard, no information about the other two juveniles will be released at this time.

“We have received numerous inquiries about this case, many concerning the other victims, who are juveniles,” said Leonard. “This matter is currently under review. Our agency is in consultation with the District Attorney’s office. Therefore, we will not be releasing any additional information.”

Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/26/2018