Troopers Investigating Deadly Wrong-Way Crash On I-95

KENLY – An out-of-state motorist was killed and a passenger in their car seriously injured after being struck by a wrong-way driver. The fatal collision was reported Saturday, May 21 at 2:46am on Interstate 95 at the 108 mile marker near the Johnston-Wilson County line.

Fernando Lynch, age 32, of Spring Lake, NC was traveling the wrong way on the interstate in a 2016 Kia passenger car when he reportedly slammed head-on into a 2014 Toyota passenger car operated by Makayla Roche, age 25, of Jacksonville, Florida. Ms. Roche died as the scene. A passenger in the Toyota, Kayla Agins, age 25, of Florida was seriously injured.

The State Highway Patrol has charged Lynch with felony death by motor vehicle, driving while impaired, and driving on a revoked license, among other traffic offenses.

Fernando Lynch was held under a $1 million bond at the Johnston County Jail.


    • Benny how dare you. Makayla was my daughter, my baby, she has 3 sister & 1 lil brother, 2 Lil nephews & 1 niece Aunts Uncles & Cousin that all Love her dearly. She was a great person with a heart of gold. She never hurt anyone. She would help everyone anyone the met her loved her. Her baby sister is 7 yr old she’s cried her self to sleep everyday this week her baby brother is 5yrs old he doesn’t even think it’s real her nephews are 5&4 her niece is 1 and the won’t remember how much there Aunt Makayla loved them and would do anything for them. One month ago before this hell start Makayla took me her mom 3 siblings 2nephews 1 niece to Disney World for 4 days. She was selfless truly an Angel her on Earth. And he stole her from us. My baby never hurt anyone. Her Best friend Kayla lost her car, her best friend and she can never unsee what happened that night they where 2 best friend on a road trip going to Kaylas grandpa funeral. My daughter lost her life and Kayla life is changed for ever.

      • Benny if you stand behind what u say why would you nor use ur whole legal name.

  1. Benny my daughter Makayla Roche’ never hurt a soul and a piece sh*t like u and Lynch are still here.

  2. Benny I cant believe what a cold hearted bastard you are and a special place in Hell for people like you

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