One dead in two-vehicle collision

Published 7:03 pm Tuesday, June 16, 2020

SALISBURY — A wreck in front of Liberty Towing on Tuesday afternoon left one dead.

The South Main Street crash killed the sole occupant of a Nissan Altima. A police spokesperson said early indications are the car was traveling north and crossed the centerline. It collided with a Chevy Colorado truck traveling south. The incident is still under investigation.

Traffic was blocked off and diverted immediately around the wreck at the intersection of Main Street and Henderson Grove Church Road. Multiple EMS, fire and police first responders were on scene.

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Carl Blankenship has covered education for the Post since December 2019. Before coming to Salisbury he was a staff writer for The Avery Journal-Times in Newland and graduated from Appalachian State University in 2017, where he was editor of The Appalachian.

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