One Man, Two Infants Die In Burke County Car Crash (2018-08-10 15:24:15)

A man and two infants died in a car wreck in Burke County on Wednesday.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the collision around 1:40 p.m. 

A 1997 Buick Century four-door passenger car, operated by Cody Austin Myers, 21 years of age of Hickory, was traveling south on Henry River Road.

A 2006 Ford F250 four-door pickup truck, operated by James Robert Abernathy, 65 years of age of Hickory, was traveling north on Henry River Road.

According to a witness and evidence at the scene, the Buick crossed the double yellow line and collided with the Ford.

Two rear seat child passengers of the Buick were ejected. Piper Lane Myers, a four-month old, died at the scene. Adaline Dawn Hullette, a 17-month old, died at the hospital after suffering critical injuries.

Myers also died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.

Abernathy and a teen passenger received minor injuries.

The accident is still under investigation.