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Driver pinned upside down for 45 minutes in Johnston County crash

Posted October 3

Authorities said a van with seven people inside overturned on Tarheel Road near N.C. Highway 50 just outside of Benson at about 5 p.m.
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— Troopers were working to determine Monday night whether speed was a factor after a vehicle overturned in Johnston County.

Authorities said a van with seven people inside overturned on Tarheel Road near N.C. Highway 50 just outside of Benson at about 5 p.m.

The driver of the van was pinned inside the vehicle for 45 minutes while firefighters worked to extricate him, authorities said. The driver was transported to WakeMed for treatment.

The six passengers in the van were treated for less severe injuries.

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