Pittsboro man dies in head-on car crash in Alamance County

Alamance County, NC – A Pittsboro man died in a head-on crash in Alamance County on Saturday.

Stock photo by Cherilyn Derusha

A Toyota Corolla was going south on NC-87 then went left of center and crashed head-on with a Dodge Caliber heading north on NC-87.

The driver of the Dodge, Mark Cercy, 36, of Pittsboro, died at the scene.

The driver of the Toyota was flown to a hospital with serious injuries.

The right shoulder was closed near East Greensboro Chapel Hill Road around 4:33 a.m.

The driver of the Toyota is not being named at this time because troopers are still trying to get in touch with family members.

Charges are pending, and possible impairment is involved.