Posted by Debra Worley - email
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A young man is dead and another is in serious condition after a car accident in Penderlea.
According to the Star News, the wreck happened around 4:00 Monday afternoon on Garden Street.
Authorities say 20-year-old Matthew Gagier of Atkinson either ran the stop sign or failed to yield. That's when he was struck by a tractor-trailer.
A 17-year-old man in the passenger seat of Gagier's car was killed in the crash. His identity has not yet been released.
The Star News reports the driver of the tractor-trailer was treated and released from the hospital for minor injuries.
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