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South Stanly senior dies in wreck

A South Stanly High School senior died Thursday morning in a crash involving a car and a tractor trailer, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Sgt. Eric Phillips said Cameron Needham, 18, was driving a Nissan Ultima at 9:45 a.m. when his car hydroplaned and made contact with a tractor-trailer in front of the Lake Tillery Fire and Rescue Building on N.C. Highway 73 just after it branches off N.C. Highway 24-27 in Montgomery County.

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About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio was the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press from 1999-2001 and has currently served in the same capacity since 2008. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also been honored twice by the North Carolina Press Association.

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