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Fatal Accident in Brunswick County

MAY 16, 2006 -- One person is dead and another is recovering from serious injuries following a crash in Brunswick County. The accident happened Monday night at the intersection of Old Town Creek Road and Highway 17.

Authorities say a car was waiting to turn onto Highway 17 when it was hit by an oncoming truck that veered off the road. The driver of that truck died at the scene. The driver of the car was flown to a local hospital with serious injuries. She is expected to recover.

Authorities are investigating the possibility that the truck driver may have had a medical condition that caused the fatal crash.

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