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Husband and wife die in motorcycle crash on Blue Ridge Parkway in NC, officials say

A married couple died in a crash along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina, officials said.

Larry McElroy, 70, was riding a motorcycle south on the parkway at about 5 p.m. Tuesday with his wife Brenda, 71, as a passenger, according to park rangers.

McElroy reportedly was driving around a curve when he crossed into oncoming traffic, striking a van.

“CPR was performed by an off-duty firefighter and doctor that came upon the accident until local EMS also arrived,” the Blue Ridge Parkway said Wednesday in a news release.

McElroy and his wife died at the scene, officials said. They were from Williamson, Georgia, roughly 45 miles south of Atlanta.

No one in the van was injured, officials said.

The investigation into the crash continues as officials look into other possible contributing factors, park rangers said.

The deadly wreck happened near mile marker 450, southwest of Asheville. The area

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El Chapo’s wife arrested on drug trafficking charge; detained at Washington-area airport

The wife of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, Emma Coronel Aispuro, arrives at the US Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn on January 14, 2019 in New York.

The wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Emma Coronel Aispuro, arrives at the US Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn on January 14, 2019 in New York.

The wife of convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera was arrested at a suburban Washington, D.C. airport Monday, for her alleged role in the distribution of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines and marijuana.

Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, a dual U.S.-Mexican citizen who had been a fixture at her husband’s 2019 trial in Brooklyn, N.Y., is expected to make her first court appearance Tuesday in Washington.

Guzmán, a leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa narcotics cartel, was sentenced to life in prison following his trial.

More: Notorious drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán sentenced to life. And U.S. wants his $12.6B fortune.

Coronel Aispuro is charged in a conspiracy to distribute drugs in the U.S. and is alleged to have assisted in her husband’s elaborate 2015 escape from

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Wrongful death suit filed against wife of American diplomat in death of Harry Dunn allowed to proceed in Virginia

A wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of Harry Dunn, a 19-year-old British man fatally struck in a hit-and-run involving the wife of an American diplomat, will be allowed to proceed in Virginia, a judge has ruled.

Dunn was riding his motorcycle outside a military facility in Central England in August 2019 when he collided with Anne Sacoolas, who has confessed to driving on the wrong side of the road at the time. Her husband, a U.S. diplomat, was stationed on the base, RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire, near the crash site.

Dunn later died at an Oxford hospital.

Harry Dunn was riding his motorcycle outside a military base in Central England in August 2019 when he collided with Anne Sacoolas, pictured, who confessed to driving on the wrong side of the road.

Harry Dunn was riding his motorcycle outside a military base in Central England in August 2019 when he collided with Anne Sacoolas, pictured, who confessed to driving on the wrong side of the road.
Harry Dunn was riding his motorcycle outside a military base in Central England in August 2019 when he
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