Four killed in four-wheeler crash in Columbus County

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Posted by Debra Worley - email

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - For the second time in a week, Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in Columbus County.

According to troopers, a car collided with a four-wheeler on Blacksmith Road near the town of Bolton Thursday night around 8:30.

21-year-old Wilbert Daniels was driving the four-wheeler and died instantly in the crash.

23-year-old Jeremy Freeman was driving the car which flipped into a small canal, ultimately killing him and two other passengers: Matthew Freeman, 25, and Channing Freeman, 24.

Investigators do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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