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UPDATE: Log Truck, Pickup & Farm Tractor In Highway 118 Crash

The driver of a pickup that crashed into a tractor on Highway 118 Tuesday afternoon after being rear-ended by a logging truck is listed in fair condition at Pitt County Memorial. His 13-year-old stepdaughter, Anne Marie Walski, was a passenger. She was released from the hospital.

The driver of the log truck, Glenn Lupton of New Bern, was not injured. Troopers say Lupton will be charged with failure to reduce speed, they are also inspecting his truck and more charges may be added.

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State troopers are investigating a crash between a log truck, a pickup truck and a farm tractor Tuesday afternoon.

The Highway Patrol says it happened around 1:30 p.m. on Highway 118, west of Vanceboro in Craven County.

Two medical helicopters took the driver and teen passenger to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Troopers say John Durham of Vanceboro was driving his pickup truck east on Highway 118 with his 13-year-old stepdaughter, Anne Marie Walski, was a passenger. Durham was following a slow moving farm tractor, being driven by Albert Morris, also of New Bern. An oncoming empty log truck, according to the Highway Patrol, struck the back of Durham's pickup, pushing it into the farm tractor.

Glenn Lupton of New Bern, the driver of the log truck, was not injured. Troopers say Lupton will be charged with failure to reduce speed, they are also inspecting his truck and more charges may be added. The accident closed down Highway 118 for a time.


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