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New Hanover, Brunswick Co. on Highway Patrol list of fatal collisions over holiday weekend

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RALEIGH, NC (WECT) -

The Highway Patrol has released a preliminary number of motorists who died on North Carolina highways during the Memorial Day weekend.

According to the NC Department of Public Safety, troopers investigated 16 fatal collisions over the holiday weekend, which officially began at 6 p.m. Friday, May 23, and ended at midnight on Monday, May 26. Two of the fatal collisions come from our area; one from Brunswick County, and the other from New Hanover County.

The following is a breakdown of the location and highway of each fatality:

  • US19E - .2 miles west of Burnsville – Yancey County
  • Rosewood Road - 2.7 miles from Goldsboro – Wayne County
  • NC41 - 2.1 miles south of Lumberton – Robeson County
  • Hurley School Road - 3.1 miles west of Salisbury – Rowan County
  • Persimmon Road – near Carolina Shores – Brunswick County
  • US74 - .5 miles west of Cramerton – Gaston County
  • Moss Neck Road - 1.3 miles east of Pembroke – Robeson County
  • NC115 - 8 miles north of Statesville -Iredell County
  • US421 - 1.32 miles south of Wilmington – New Hanover County
  • NC210 - 3.4 miles east of Angier – Harnett County
  • Pax Hill Road - 4.5 miles north of Morganton – Burke County
  • McGhees Mill Road - 6.2 miles north of Roxboro – Person County
  • NC268 - 14.7 miles northeast of Lenoir –Caldwell County
  • McFarland Blue Road - 8.5 miles west of Raeford – Hoke County
  • US70 - .1 miles west of Fletcher Chapel Road – Durham County
  • Bostic Sunshine Highway - 8.2 miles north of Bostic – Rutherford County

Last year the Highway Patrol investigated 14 fatal collisions and 479 injury related collisions during the holiday period.

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