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Police say Greenville car crash victim had been shot

A Greenville driver was shot before he crashed into this light pole Sunday.
A Greenville driver was shot before he crashed into this light pole Sunday.(WITN)
Published: Dec. 14, 2020 at 11:58 AM EST
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Greenville police say the driver of a car involved in a Sunday night traffic accident had been shot.

Tion Ernul, of Greenville, died at the scene of the crash at 14th Street and Dickinson Avenue. It happened around 7:30 p.m.

Police say they are reviewing nearby security camera footage to piece together what happened before the crash.

Officers have not yet said if the 34-year-old man died from the gunshot wound or injuries caused by the car crash.

Anyone with information on the case should call Greenville police at 252-329-3404 or Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777.

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