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NC truck driver arrested after 2 die on motorcycle


DUNN, NC (AP) -- A man driving a pickup truck has been arrested
after a crash that killed two Dunn residents on a motorcycle.

Twenty-five-year-old Samuel Alan Brown III of Coats is charged
with two counts of felony death by motor vehicle and driving while

Officials say the crash happened south of Dunn about 12:30 a.m.

The victims were 27-year-old Chris Smith and 20-year-old Ashli
Armstrong. Smith was an insurance agent and Armstrong was a nursing
student who also volunteered with Dunn Emergency Services

Brown is being held in the Harnett County jail. It wasn't clear
if he has an attorney.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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