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Edgecombe Student Killed in Accident

Posted May 23, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— Students at Southwest Edgecombe High School are mourning the loss of a classmate.

Brandon Whitlark, a junior at the school, died Thursday night when his truck ran off a rural highway south of Tarboro.

School counselors are encouraging parents to talk with their kids over the holiday weekend.