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William Bailey Obituary, Youth from Blacksburg tragically lost their life in a car crash.

William Bailey Obituary – Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler confirmed that a teenager from Blacksburg lost his life in a car accident on Friday night. The victim, identified as William Bailey James Smith, 16 years old and residing at 509 Indian Springs Road, was driving alone in a 1993 Chevrolet pick-up truck on McGill Highway around 10:45 p.m.

According to Fowler, the vehicle veered off the road to the right, then overcorrected and hit a tree on the left side of the truck cab. Smith was rushed to Cherokee Medical Center by ambulance, where he passed away in the emergency department at 12:52 a.m. on Saturday. Fowler mentioned that excessive speed played a role in the crash, and an autopsy is scheduled for Monday as part of the coroner’s investigation.

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