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Three Dead In Robeson Tractor-Trailer Accident

Posted May 4, 2006 2:18 a.m. EDT

— Authorities are investigating a deadly tractor-trailer accident in Robeson County.

According to the state Highway Patrol, at around 8 a.m. Thursday a car was stopped in the northbound lane of Highway 41 north of Lumberton.

Authorities said a tractor-trailer was also heading northbound, and in trying to avoid hitting the stopped car struck another car head-on, killing three people traveling in that vehicle.