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Man Tossed From Convertible During Car Accident

Posted July 24, 2005 6:48 a.m. EDT

— An automobile accident Sunday in Johnston County caused a man to be tossed from his car and onto a tombstone, authorities said.

Authorities said a convertible flipped on 96 South just outside of Four Oaks. The top was down on the vehicle, and the driver was thrown from the car.

The driver landed on a tombstone, and he was airlifted to UNC Hospitals.

Authorities have not released the victim's condition.