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Truck driver dies in Mount Olive wreck involving 18-wheeler and SUV

Posted July 3

— The driver of an 18-wheeler tractor trailer died Monday in a two-vehicle accident on Garner Chapel Road in Duplin County.

Officials with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said the truck driver, Rudolph Davis, was involved in a wreck with an SUV around 3:30 a.m.

Officials said Selimaine Chancy, the driver of the SUV, has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and improper passing.

Chancy was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Neither speed nor alcohol are suspected to have played a role in this accident.

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