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Teen killed in traffic accident

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COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A teenager was killed in a traffic accident in Whiteville Friday morning.

According to highway patrol officers, Ian Quattlebaum, 16, died when the car he was in struck a tree along Tom Sessions Road. His cousin, 18-year-old Daniel West, was driving.

Investigators say, West lost control of the car. 

Troopers tell us, Quattlebaum was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, but it appeared his head went through the passenger window on impact.

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