Man Found Dead In Tyson's Creek

North Carolina Highway Patrol reports a man was found in his vehicle submerged in the water around 11:30 Saturday morning.

The 2002 Kia Sedona was found in Tyson's Creek by a Falkland Firefighter with only a tire showing out of the water.

Trooper A.B. Smith tells WITN 37 year-old Marion Lamont McMillian is the person who was unable to make it out of the vehicle.

The Trooper says they will not call it a drowning because their investigation is not complete.

It is not clear what time the accident happened.

According to Smith the Sedona was traveling east on Short Bridge Road about a mile outside of South Falkland in Pitt County.

Smith says the Sedona may have been traveling too fast near a curve when it went off the road into an embankment.

Smith says the vehicle hit a fence then flipped twice and landed upside down. Smith says the creek is about seven feet deep.


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  • by melva suggs Location: Farmville on Mar 9, 2009 at 07:25 AM
    im really gunna miss u uncle bobjack it seem it was jsut yesterday you told me i look just like ma mama and daddy but now you gone. but ima always love you no matter what you ma gone and body but not in sight ily uncle bobjack
  • by Tee Location: Pitt County on Mar 8, 2009 at 05:22 PM
    I know him & it is a real tragedy. We are still dealing with it & trying to cope with it. He is well known & will really be missed. It was an accident one we hope to get pass & move on. Thnx for the prayers because his family & friends will defintely need it. He was loving, a good father,a good friend to alot, & just himself. He never tried to be nothing but hisself. His smile & ability to make people laugh even when you were mad at him was just something. Thnx for the love & may god bless all of yall.
  • by Who is it? on Mar 8, 2009 at 10:55 AM
    One news agency said if was Marlon, this one says Marion. Which one is correct?
  • by Anonymous on Mar 8, 2009 at 08:03 AM
    Al, it's an aspect of their job and impacts the public's opinion of their competency. Would you trust an accountant that makes math errors.
  • by Al Location: GREENE CO on Mar 8, 2009 at 04:24 AM
    I am so tired of all the so called GRAMMER Checkers. Heck they cannot even spell GRAMMAR!If you want to make an A@$ out of your self do it some other way and some other place . Get a job and do not be so critical of others! WITN does a decent job of grammar and stories. After all they are only human too!
  • by Anonymous Location: NC on Mar 7, 2009 at 08:36 PM
    I don't know him or his family but my prayers are with you all.
  • by JEN Location: NOHT CAROLINEO on Mar 7, 2009 at 03:19 PM
    IT IS HOT
  • by Grammer Checker on Mar 7, 2009 at 01:30 PM
    traveling too fast fence, then
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