Grifton Man Killed In Car-Log Truck Collision

Troopers say a Grifton man was killed this afternoon, after his sports car collided with a log truck.

The accident happened around 1:30 pm on East Hanrahan Road near Grifton.

Killed was Steve Coward, the driver of a Corvette. Relatives say Coward lived not far from the crash site. A passenger in Coward's car was airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Troopers are still investigating exactly what caused the crash.