The North Carolina Highway Patrol reports that two Lincoln County residents died in traffic accidents over the weekend, one Saturday evening and the other Sunday morning.
On Saturday, April 10, at approximately 8:15 p.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to and investigated a fatal collision in Lincoln County on NC 150 near Confederate Road. A 1999 Ford F-150 was traveling east on NC 150, crossed the centerline, and sideswiped a westbound 2002 Honda Accord. The truck continued off the road to the left, traveled down an embankment, and struck a tree. The driver of the Ford, Dwayne George Moffat Jr., 82, of Denver, succumbed to his injuries at the scene. He was not restrained by a seatbelt. The driver of the Honda, Annette Whitworth, 57, of Cherryville, was not injured. NC 150 was closed for approximately 90 minutes during the on-scene investigation.
On Sunday, April 11th, at approximately 11:05 a.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to and investigated a fatal collision in Lincoln County on Reepsville Road near Seagletown Road. A 2006 Chevrolet Colorado was traveling east on Reepsville Road, ran off the road to the left, struck an embankment, and overturned. The driver, Sherry Lynn Noles, 56, of Vale, succumbed to her injuries at the scene. She was not restrained by a seatbelt. The roadway was closed for approximately 2 hours during the on-scene investigation.
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