News Release: Battleground Fatal Crash Investigation

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Traffic Crash Fatality

GREENSBORO, NC (April 3, 2021) – On Saturday, April 3, 2021 at approximately 10:37 am, Mr. Odis Alexiou, 71 years old of Greensboro, was operating a black Ford Explorer northbound on Battleground Avenue just north of W Cornwallis Drive. Mr. Alexiou crossed left of center and struck a southbound blue Honda CR-V being operated by Anita Edwards, 59 years old of Eden. The right front seat passenger of the CR-V, Mr. Joseph Edwards, 60 years old of Eden, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. Mr. Alexiou has been charged with driving left of center and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. Impairment and speed are not factors in the crash.

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Ronald Glenn
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Greensboro Police Department
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