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2 Injured in Single-Vehicle Accident

Posted April 24, 2008
Updated April 25, 2008

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— Two teens were injured in a single-vehicle crash at Old Fairground Road and Old Stephenson Road Thursday afternoon.

Stephen Trulove, 17, and Allyson Rideout, 19, both of Benson, were taken to Wake Med with non-life threatening injuries. A baby, also in the vehicle, was treated and released.

Police said the teens were going too fast around a curve and lost control. The car crashed into a tree.

Police charged Trulove, the driver, with exceeding a safe speed in the curve.


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  • robertofthecats Apr 25, 2008

    Did they withhold from authorities as to who was driving?

    Teens in general drive worse now than ever before. What is going on with them? Here in Johnston county an absurd number teens have been killed in vehicular accidents in the last two years. Someone needs to do a study on teen driving to get an idea as to why.

  • mcarroll1974 Apr 25, 2008

    Did I miss someting?If you're the driver then you would would have to be the one steering the car.Right?

  • cheddarhead Apr 25, 2008

    "Police said have charged Trulove, the driver, with exceeding a safe speed in the curve, but they refused to disclose whether Trulove or Rideout was behind the wheel."-- WRAL

    Ok- so somebody please tell me how they can write that they charged Trulove, THE DRIVER and then say they don't know who was behind the wheel???????????????