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1 Dead, 9 Injured in Youngsville Crash

Posted August 25, 2007 11:27 p.m. EDT
Updated August 28, 2007 10:37 a.m. EDT

Traffic Accident (generic)

— One person died and nine others were injured Saturday when an Acura and F-250 truck crashed into each other in Youngsville, authorities said.

The truck, which had six passengers, was traveling west on N.C. 96. The Acura, which had four passengers, was traveling south on Long Mill Road.

The Acura failed to yield the right of way and pulled out in front of the truck, officials said.

Authorities said Fernando Del Cruz Morales, 25, of 311 Personality Lane in Roxboro died in the accident. They said he was not wearing a seat belt. The names of the other victims have not yet been released.

The driver of the Acura, who has not yet been identified, was charged with failure to yield the right of way and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, officials said.