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Man Found Shot In Truck In Johnston County

Posted February 2, 2005 9:00 a.m. EST

— A man was found shot to death in a truck Tuesday night on Crantock Road outside of Smithfield.

Johnston County sheriff's deputies are investigating the death as a homicide.

The man, who authorities have not identified, was found alone in a Ford pickup truck.

The truck was found in the 800 block of Crantock Road near Ten Ten Road, six miles west of Smithfield.

A 911 call originally reported the truck as being in an accident.