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Jacksonville man killed in I-40 crash near Benson

Speed was a factor in a single-vehicle wreck that killed a Jacksonville man on Interstate 40 West near Benson Saturday evening, according to the state Highway Patrol.

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BENSON, N.C. — Speed was a factor in a single-vehicle wreck that killed a Jacksonville man on Interstate 40 West near Benson Saturday evening, according to the state Highway Patrol.

State troopers said that a Dodge pickup truck veered off the road near mile marker 334 and crashed into a road sign at about 9:30 p.m. The pickup overturned before coming to a stop in a wooded area.

Emanuel Santiago, 43, died on impact, troopers said.

The crash remained under investigation Monday morning.

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