A fatal crash is under investigation. On Wednesday (July 29) at approximately 12:15 a.m., the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to Brawley School Road near Lightship Drive. A 2020 BMW passenger car was traveling north on Brawley School Road, ran off the right side of the road, and collided with a tree.
The driver, 21-year-old Payton Alizabeth Cannon of Mooresville, passed away from her injuries at the scene. Ms. Cannon was identified as the daughter of David Cannon, publicly known as “Ace” of the Ace and TJ Show which is a syndicated morning radio show that originates in Charlotte.
Ms. Cannon was the only occupant of the vehicle and she was restrained by a seat belt. High speed was a contributing factor in the crash. Troopers were on scene for nearly three hours and the investigation is ongoing.