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John Woodson and James Woodson were killed in a wild crash on Interstate 485 in Charlotte, NC on September 18, 2022. Pedro Manuel Medrano, 28, was also killed in the crash, making the total death count 3. A drunk driver was driving the wrong way and hit vehicles head on. 

John Woodson, James Woodson, and Pedro Manuel Medrano

John Woodson, James Woodson, and Pedro Manuel Medrano

A drunk driver was driving the wrong way on Interstate 485 near University City Blvd. in a Suburban SUV at 3 a.m. Pedro was a passenger in the SUV.

The drunk driver then collided with several vehicles head on. The crash caused multiple vehicles to catch fire. John, James, and Pedro were killed on scene from the crash. John and James were in separate vehicles from the Suburban.

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The driver of the SUV Suburban was not killed, he was injured and taken to the hospital. After he is released from the hospital he will be arrested and charged with DWI and other charges related to the crash that killed the 3 people.

The crash was near exit 33. Traffic lanes were blocked for several hours.

John and James were into performing arts and dance. The brothers were also expert skaters.