Wreck Kills Driver, Passenger Survives

One person was killed while another survived a fatal wreck Sunday. The Highway Patrol says 31-year-old Tavares Wade was killed in Lenoir County, north of La Grange Sunday afternoon.

Troopers say the fatal crash happened on Ed Herring Rd. Wade was thrown from his Chevy Suburban after he lost control of the vehicle, it flipped and hit a utility pole, officials say.

Troopers say 51-year-old Richard Waters of La Grange was in the vehicle, too, but he survived the crash. He was listed in good condition.

The Highway Patrol says it appears Wade was not wearing a seat belt.


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