Mill worker killed

GATESVILLE – An employee of a local lumber mill was tragically killed in a workplace accident near here Monday morning. Gates County Sheriff Ray Campbell said the accident occurred at Gates Custom Milling, located on NC 37 south of Gatesville. The victim’s name was not released pending the notification of...
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Hertford, NCDaily Advance

8 transported to hospitals after 2 accidents near bridge Saturday

HERTFORD — Eight people were transported to area hospitals Saturday night following two separate but related vehicle collisions about an hour apart on or near the U.S. Highway 17 high-rise bridge crossing the Perquimans River. The first accident involved a head-on collision of two vehicles in the southbound lanes of...
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Several People Taken to Hospital After 2 Vehicle Collisions Saturday on Ocean Highway

HERTFORD – Perquimans County 911 Center received multiple calls for a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles around 9:33 p.m. Saturday on the southbound side of the high-rise bridge. Upon arrival, first responders found two vehicles with extensive damage, according to a press release from Perquimans Emergency Management. One vehicle...
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Rich Square man dies in crash outside Jackson

A Rich Square man died in a single-vehicle crash on Bryantown Road outside Jackson this afternoon, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Trooper D.L. Edwards said 21-year-old McCoy Craig Williams Jr. was driving a 1998 Honda Accord about 2 miles outside Jackson when he approached a curve in the road too fast. He ran off the road, struck a mailbox and then several trees. The crash occurred around 3:30 p.m.
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Cause of fatal fire in Camden under investigation

CAMDEN — Police and fire officials are investigating after a person was found dead in a fire in Camden, Tuesday morning. Authorities did not release the name of the person found dead. At around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, the Elizabeth City Fire Marshal's Office was asked to investigate a structure fire...
Elizabeth City, NCDaily Advance

EC Fire Department responds to motor vehicle accident

A report of good intent call in the 1000 block of N. Road Street, Elizabeth City, was turned in May 8. A report of medical assist, assist EMS crew in the 1200 block of Southern Avenue, Elizabeth City, was turned in May 8. A report of municipal alarm system, malicious...
Washington County, NCDaily Advance

Two Washington County men killed in Thursday collision

MERRY HILL – Two Washington County men died in a two-vehicle accident here last Thursday (May 13). First Sgt. L.M. Hill said the two men were traveling south on N.C. 45 at the same time a tractor carrying a disc was moving in the same direction. The driver of the car failed to reduce speed and collided with the disc being pulled by the tractor.
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Four men injured in boating accident

Four Bertie County men were injured early Saturday in a boating accident in the Albemarle Sound just outside of Washington County. NC Wildlife Officer Kyle Barkley says two bass boats slammed into what is thought to have been a submerged log about 6:30 a.m., May 8, at the border of Washington and Bertie counties about a mile from the mouth of the Roanoke River. The boats did not collide with each other. Each craft struck the submerged object separately within seconds of each other.
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Four injured in boat crash in Albemarle Sound

WASHINGTON/BERTIE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Four people were injured after two boats hit an object in the Albemarle Sound early Saturday morning. NC Wildlife officer Kyle Barkley said the boats were following each other when the first one hit what they believe was a submerged log in the water, and then the second boat hit it as well. The boats did not hit each other.
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Two people transported to hospital after vehicle-log truck collision in Perquimans

HERTFORD — Two people were transported to area hospitals after their vehicle collided with a log truck near the intersection of U.S. Highway 17 and N.C. Highway 37 Thursday evening, Perquimans emergency officials reported Friday evening. Few details were available Saturday. A press release from Perquimans Emergency Services said the...