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National Guard truck crashes near Goldsboro

Posted August 3, 2012

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— Wayne County authorities were investigating a crash involving a military vehicle on U.S. Highway 13 near Goldsboro on Friday afternoon.

The crash happened shortly before noon near Harold's Pond Lane. Troopers say the driver began sneezing and lost control of the National Guard transport truck, which was transporting supplies from a training exercise at Fort Bragg.

The truck flipped several times and landed in the front yard of a nearby home. The two people inside the vehicle suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital. Their names were not released.

Charges were pending, according to troopers. No other information was available.

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  • CharmedLife Aug 7, 2012

    Glad to hear noone suffered life-threatening injuries.

  • greg69innc Aug 3, 2012

    That has happended to me and it is virtually impossible to stop the vehicle while that is going on.

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Aug 3, 2012

    Blessed there were no serious injuries.