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FATAL ACCIDENT: Vehicle flips over, catches fire

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BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A man was killed in a traffic accident around 10:45 Saturday night.

According to Trooper A.M. Pait with Highway Patrol, Woodrow Baldwin, of Clarkton, was heading west on NC 211 when he crossed the center line and ran off the road to the left.

Troopers said Baldwin went into a ditch and hit several trees, causing the vehicle to flip over and catch fire.

According to officials, Baldwin was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and speed was a factor.

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