Driver Dies From Injuries Sustained In Hickory Area Accident

HICKORY, NC — Police say an 89-year-old Conover man has died following a vehicle accident Thursday morning.

Officers say Roy Icenhour was traveling east in the right lane of 12th Avenue Northeast around 10:00 a.m. when he turned into the path of a 2014 Honda Pilot also traveling east in the left lane.

Icenhour was taken to Catawba Valley Medical Center for treatment, according to police, but later died from his injuries.

Investigators say speed is not considered a factor in this accident, and no charges have been filed.