Teenage passenger dies in Mooresville car accident

- A teen died in a car accident in Mooresville on Wednesday afternoon, according to North Carolina Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of Linwood Rd. and Patterson Farm Rd. in Mooresville. 

He was riding in the front passenger seat of the Honda Civic when it  began to go off of the road. The driver overcorrected and an older Toyota pickup coming from the other direction hit the passenger side of the Civic. The car then went down an embankment.

The 18-year-old was pronounced dead on the scene. The woman driving the Honda was transported to Carolinas Medical Center and was in the intensive care unit as of Wednesday night.

The driver of the pickup was transported to Lake Norman Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

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