One Killed in Wreck on I-95 Near Smithfield
Posted October 29, 2000
JOHNSTON COUNTY — A garner man was killed in a crash along Interstate 95 Monday morning.
A pick-up truck and tractor-trailer collided on a northbound lane just south of Smithfield and the Neuse River bridge.
The victim, identified as George Preziosi, 28, was the driver of the pick-up truck.
The Highway Patrol says Preziosi's truck broke down at the bridge, and he was either walking for help or trying to flag down an approaching tractor-trailer when he was struck.
No charges will be filed against the driver of the tractor-trailer.