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Sanford Man Dies in Motor Scooter Crash

Posted April 9, 2008 5:49 a.m. EDT

Traffic Accident (generic)

— A Sanford man died in a motor scooter wreck on U.S. Highway 1 in Lee County late Tuesday.

Robert Sherrill House, 59, was driving on the shoulder and hit a utility pole head on, troopers said. He was airlifted to UNC Hospitals where he was pronounced dead just after 11 p.m.

Investigators aren't sure what caused the wreck.