WRAL reported that Trooper Nolan J. Sanders, 28, a five-year veteran, was going northbound on Interstate 795 when the crash happened in the Pikeville area of Wayne County, near exit 22.
Officials said the crash happened at 7:17 p.m. Tyndall Funeral Home in Mt. Olive will be handling Trooper Sanders’ arrangements.
The funeral services will remain private due to the current COVID-19 situation. A public memorial will be planned at a later time once it is safer to gather together. We will share the memorial information when it is made available.