Woman Dies in Car Crash While Posting to Facebook About Pharrell's Song 'Happy'
"The happy song makes me HAPPY," Courtney Ann Sanford wrote on the social media site one minute before a fatal crash in North Carolina
A woman, who police say was posting selfies and a Facebook status while driving, died after crashing into a truck on a North Carolina highway.
Courtney Ann Sanford, 32, got into the fatal wreck Thursday morning in High Point, N.C., according to My Fox 8.
Investigators have determined that Sanford wrote a Facebook status from her cell phone about “Happy” by Pharrell Williams a minute before they received a 911 call.
“The happy song makes me HAPPY,” her post reportedly read.
Her car crossed the road’s median and slammed into the truck, catching on fire. The truck hit a tree, but its 73-year-old driver was uninjured, My Fox 8 reports.
“The Facebook text happened at 8:33 a.m. We got the call on the wreck at 8:34 a.m.,” Lt. Chris Weisner of the High Point Police department told the news station. “In a matter of seconds, a life was over just so she could notify some friends that she was happy.”