Man killed near Vass in crash with log truck
Posted November 27, 2012
Updated November 28, 2012
Vass, N.C. — A man was killed in a Moore County crash Tuesday evening when he ran his SUV into the side of a tractor-trailer carrying cut logs, authorities said.
James Westbrook Jr., 69, of Vass, was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 5:30 p.m. on Vass-Carthage Road about 2 miles west of Vass. The truck driver was not injured.
The cause of the wreck is under investigation.