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FATAL ACCIDENT: Victim identified in tractor trailer wreck near Lake Waccamaw

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COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - One person was killed in a major accident early Tuesday morning involving three tractor trailers on Hwy 74/76.

According to Columbus County Highway Troopers, Kevin Jermaine Williams of Charlotte was killed.

Troopers added that Larry Wayne Thompson of Fayetteville was also in the crash.

According to North Carolina Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened around 1 a.m., on NC 214 at mile marker 255, outside of Lake Waccamaw. One tractor trailer ran into two tractor trailers that were already pulled over on the side of the road.

Lake Waccamaw Fire and Rescue were called out to the scene, along with a helicopter and heavy equipment.

Williams was reportedly trapped inside of a vehicle.

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