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Two killed in Granville County head-on collision

Posted January 9, 2016
Updated January 11, 2016

— Authorities said two people were killed in a head-on collision Friday night in Granville County around 11:18 p.m. on N.C. Highway 56.

Investigators aren't sure what caused the crash, but they don't think speed or alcohol were factors.

According to the State Highway Patrol, Shawn Daniel was eastbound on NC 56 when he swerved across the center line and struck a pickup truck driven by Robert Ellis. Both men died at the scene.

No other information about the drivers or the cause of the crash were released.


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