Local News

One Dies in Nash Accident

Posted February 11, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— Investigators think falling asleep behind the wheel may have been the cause of a Nash County accident that killed one person on Monday.

A van was traveling on Interstate-95, when the vehicle jumped a guard rail, and plunged into the Tar River reservoir.

Two passengers were rushed to Nash Hospital. They are in critical condition.

Investigation of the accident continues.