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Felony charges filed in Siler City vehicle collision

Posted May 8, 2008 12:35 p.m. EDT

— A Siler City man faces felony charges in an accident on SS Edwards Road on Monday.

Joe Climon Fox, 40, of 371 Airport Road, has been charged with felonious assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Fox was driving southbound on SS Edwards Road when police said his vehicle left the roadway striking Willie Douglas Johnson and a fence post. Johnson was transported to Chatham Hospital and then to UNC-Chapel Hill Hospital for serious injuries.

Fox was released on a $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Pittsboro District Court on June 2.