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One killed in crash, both vehicles catch fire

An 18 wheeler and pick-up truck crashed and both caught on fire early Monday morning. An 18 wheeler and pick-up truck crashed and both caught on fire early Monday morning.

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Lee Andrews, 73, was killed in an accident on the Columbus and Bladen County line Monday morning.

According to Fire Chief Steve Camlin, Lee Andrews, 73, was driving a pick-up truck and pulled out in front of an 18-wheeler on Highway 87, which is also known as Old Stage Road off of Highway 74/76. The 18-wheeler crashed in to the pick-up truck and both vehicles caught fire.

Edgar Smith, of Whiteville, was driving the 18-wheeler. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.

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