Pleasant Garden man killed in tractor-trailer crash

Published 11:01 am Friday, August 9, 2019

GOLD HILL — A Pleasant Garden man was killed when his tractor-trailer crashed Thursday on Stokes Ferry Road.

Jeffrey Mark Hallenback, 52, was traveling near 12510 Stokes Ferry Road when the tractor-trailer ran off the right side of the road along a ditch line and overturned, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.

Hallenback was partially ejected and was pinned for some time, authorities said.

The crash occurred at 2:43 p.m. about 9.5 miles from Granite Quarry.

Officials said Hallenback was driving a truck owned by Brackett Brothers Corp., a lumber and wood products manufacturer based in Morganton. The truck was hauling a flatbed with lumber on it.

The Highway Patrol’s motor carrier division will conduct a post-crash inspection. Trooper K.G. Barringer investigated the crash.

Pleasant Garden is in Guilford County.