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One person dead after multi-vehicle accident in Johnston County

Posted January 13, 2021 7:26 p.m. EST
Updated January 13, 2021 10:54 p.m. EST

— One person is dead after a multi-vehicle accident in Johnston County.

Police say Francis Hapin Jr., 59, died in the crash. Police suspect Hapin of driving under the influence, driving his SUV across the center line and into an oncoming mail truck. The driver of the mail truck went to the hospital with minor injuries.

A portion of Buffalo Road, near Rainbow Canyon Road, was closed in both directions as first responders attended to the accident.

More on this story as it develops.

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