North Carolina Woman Killed by Rock Thrown into Windshield

A 23-year-old woman was killed while driving on a North Carolina road when someone threw a rock at her windshield and crashed into a nearby home.

Brittany Elizabeth Ferguson suffered a fatal head injury when a rock struck her car while driving on Conley Road in Burke County, WRAL reported. information From the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

Ferguson’s sedan then veered off the road and crashed into Abigail Ramlett’s front door. Lamlett recalled her shocking ordeal to local media.

That night, Lamlett was on her way home from church when she noticed the horrifying sight of Ferguson’s body still inside her 2006 Ford Taurus.

“It’s bad. It was really bad,” Lamlett said.

“The house can be replaced or repaired…just close. That’s what I want for my family,” she added.

The victim, who lived in Morganton, said he was on his way to visit his sister when she was senselessly killed.

“I hope the person who did this act comes forward. And please understand what’s going on here, because it’s just a terrible tragedy,” Lamlett said.

A sign placed by Ferguson’s family on Conley Road is asking the public to help identify the suspect. Police believe the suspect was driving a white Chevrolet S-10 single cab truck.

Witnesses told police that after the incident, they spotted a truck with a man in the back of the truck nearby. new york post report.

Ferguson’s tragic death comes just days after two Colorado youths admitted their roles in the similar stone-throwing murder of Alexa Bartell in April 2023.

Zachary Kwak, 19, took a plea deal last week on charges of first-degree assault, second-degree assault and attempted assault, which could result in a maximum sentence of 32 years in prison. prosecutor Said.

Following Kwak’s plea, Nicholas Karolczyk, also 19, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault. denver post report.

The third man, 19-year-old Joseph Koenig, who is suspected of throwing the fatal rock at Bartel, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and is scheduled to go on trial in July.