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Man Killed In Wednesday Crash

A Lincoln County man was killed in a crash Wednesday (September 6). The deceased is 55-year-old Gary Samuel Kiser of Crouse.

On Wednesday at approximately 4:40 p.m., the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to Shoal Road near Hayworth Lane in Lincoln County. A 2017 Kia Soul was traveling west on Shoal Road, crossed the centerline, and sideswiped an eastbound 2008 GMC Canyon.

The driver of the Soul, Gary Samuel Kiser, was transported by EMS to CaroMont Regional Medical Center, where he passed away as a result of his injuries. The driver of the Canyon and a passenger were transported by EMS to CaroMont Regional Medical Center, with non-life-threatening injuries.

Shoal Road was closed in the area during the on-scene investigation for one hour. The initial investigation indicates a medical condition contributing to the collision. All occupants were restrained by seatbelts and no charges will be filed in this case.