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Fatal Auto Accident Claims Two In Cumberland County

Posted November 30, 1999 6:00 a.m. EST

— A head-on collision with a tractor-trailer killed a Cumberland County woman and her 6-year-old son on Wednesday.

Thelma and Kaliff Caulder were waiting to turn left on Highway 87 near Sandhills Road at 4:30 p.m. when they were hit from behind.

Investigators say a car, driven by Ruby McMillan, knocked them into the path of the on-coming tractor-trailer.

McMillan is charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

Both mother and son were wearing seat belts.