Fiery crash kills one in Lenoir County

Two big-rig trucks slammed into each other on Hwy 258 south of Kinston

April 25, 2012 3:50:14 PM PDT
The North Carolina Patrol said a person died Wednesday morning when one big-rig truck rear-ended another in Lenoir County.

It happened around 9:40 a.m. on Highway 258 south of Kinston.

The trucks burst into flames following the impact and the driver of the second truck was killed.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

The dead driver's name was not released pending notification of next of kin.

The driver of the second truck was not injured.

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