Fatal Traffic Crash Update 02-15-19

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019

To: News Media

CC: Chief J.C. Prichard; Captain K. Cole

From: Lieutenant D.L. Sisk

Re: Fatal Traffic Crash

On 02/14/2018 at 2:48 PM Officers with the Graham Police Department responded to the 900 block of E. Hanover Rd. in reference to a traffic crash. Melissa Dodson, 57 YOA, of Burlington NC, was operating a 2018 Mazda 3 traveling west on Hanover Rd. Hoa Thi Tran, 59 YOA, of Graham NC, was operating a 2004 GMC Envoy traveling East on Hanover Rd. Dodson was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. Tran was transported to Alamance Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. No charges have been filed