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Passenger Dies in Crash on 220 Friday Night

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

figsboroFORK MOUNTAIN - State police say a North Carolina man was killed Friday night in a crash that involved a tractor trailer.

The crash happened Friday night at 10:30 p.m., just south of Route 718 in Franklin County. 

State police say a 2000 Ford Mustang was traveling on 220 South when it ran off the right side of the road and lost control. The Mustang then crossed the median and hit a 2012 International tractor trailer. 

The passenger of the Mustang, Zachary Houlik, 22, of Summerfield, NC died at the scene. The driver of the Mustang, Greyson Gsell, 30, of Summerfield, NC was taken to the hospital for injuries. Both were wearing their seatbelt, state police say.

The crash remains under investigation.

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Bassett Man Killed in Accident on Route 220 in Franklin Co. Monday

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

accidentee2FRANKLIN CO. - State police say a Bassett man died when the car he was driving ran off of 220 north Monday morning.

Randy Earl Cassell, 54, was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene. State police say the 1992 Buick he was driving ran off the right side of 220 north at 7:53 a.m. just south of Route 608 in Franklin County, striking several trees.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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