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By Eric Crews
Staff Writer 

Teen Dies Friday In 1-Vehicle Accident - Brevard NC


Last updated 11/18/2013 at 9:13am

An 18-year-old Hendersonville man was killed early Friday morning when the truck he was driving ran off the road and struck a tree, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.

According to the report, the accident occurred on U.S. 64 East near Vineyard Loop Road at 4:15 a.m. Gregory Neil Gilbert was driving the vehicle, a 2004 Ford truck. Trooper Dwight Parker said it is unclear why the truck ran off the roadway, but said he believes Gilbert was exceeding the posted speed limit at the time of the accident and that was a contributing factor in the accident.

‚ÄúThere was no evidence of impairment,‚...

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