Accident in Moore County claims one life

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June 23, 2013 3:45:46 PM PDT
One man is dead and another injured following a single vehicle accident, according to officials.

It happened around 11 P.M. Saturday night on Long Leaf Drive in Seven Lakes.

Authorities said the vehicle went off the road and struck a tree.

The driver, 48-year-old Ernest Ray Barber Junior was pronounced dead at the scene.  His passenger, 25 year-old Bryan Scarlett was taken to the hospital.

Investigators said neither of the men was wearing seatbelts. Speed was also a factor in accident.

Long Leaf Drive was closed for more than three hours.

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