Morehead City Man Killed In Georgia Accident

A Morehead City man and his friend from Wake Forest were killed in Georgia while on their way to a fishing tournament in Mississippi.

In all three people were killed in two accidents Monday morning on I-20, west of Augusta. Robert Lawson of Morehead City and Paul Wood, Jr. were killed when the boat they were towing crushed their truck after it struck a tractor trailer.

Our sister station, WRDW in Augusta says the first accident happened when authorities say a driver struck a deer, leading to a traffic back-up and the second crash a mile down the interstate. An eight mile stretch of the interstate was shut down because of hazardous chemicals which leaked from the tractor trailer.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 133467328 -
Gray Television, Inc.