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Man, granddaughter killed in crash near Mount Olive

Posted May 18, 2013 10:17 a.m. EDT
Updated May 19, 2013 7:19 a.m. EDT

— A Mount Olive man and his 5-year-old granddaughter died after a pickup truck hit the tractor they were riding Friday night in Wayne County, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Terry Glenn Lee, 48, died at the scene. Kelsey Renee Davison was taken to a local hospital, where she also died.

Troopers said Lee and the girl were traveling east on Baker Chapel Road north of Mount Olive around 9:15 p.m. when a truck hit them from behind.

It wasn't clear whether the truck driver would be charged.