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Identity Of Deceased In Dump Truck Crash Released

Identity of Deceased in Dump Truck Crash Released

The man who was killed in an accident yesterday (October 13) on N.C. Highway 150 near Grassy Creek Road has been identified. The deceased is 72-year-old Curtis Junior Miles of Newton.

According to the N.C. State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at approximately 9:05 a.m. Wednesday. A 1993 Ford dump truck driven by Mr. Miles was traveling west on N.C. 150 when it crossed the centerline, ran off the roadway to the left, and collided with several trees. Mr. Miles passed away at the scene. He was not restrained by a seatbelt. There were no passengers in the vehicle.

Investigating Troopers are considering the possibility that a medical condition might have been a factor in the collision.