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Crash reunites Soles, Strickland

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TABOR CITY, NC (WWAY) -- Sen. R.C. Soles is back in the news after another run in with 18-year-old Allen Strickland. Saturday night, Strickland's 2004 Pontiac crashed into the back of Soles's BMW.

Tabor City Police say Strickland's uncle Jerry Stanley was driving the car and trying to pass Soles when Soles turned left, and they collided. Strickland was a passenger in the Pontiac. There was significant damage to both cars, but no one was hurt. Police ticketed Stanley for an improper passing.

Sen. Soles made headlines last summer when the house he bought for Strickland was destroyed in a fire and people began asking questions about the unusual relationship between the 75-year-old senator and many young men in the Tabor City area.

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What ever happenned to the

What ever happenned to the SBI and FBI investigation into this?
A blind man could see what is going on!

A Couple of Points

I guess we all thought reality television and the network sweeps would be missing from Columbus County this season. I for one guessed wrong.

But, who owned the Pontiac? Spyder Strickland, who, in a previous report, indicated he was destitute and had to sell his Vette to make bail? Or did his uncle own the vehicle?

Of more concern to Senator Soles, was the Pontiac insured? Beamers are not inexpensive to repair when damaged. And, despite the superior protection they provide passengers when involved in an accident, at his age it would not take much for the Senator to sustain serious injuries.

And before any of you nay sayers jump up and down and tell me to read the report which indicated no one was injured, professional experience indicates accident related injuries may not appear for 3 or 4 days after the incident.

Soles

Good God! Will it never end for Soles? Jaw-dropping incredible!

Somebody needs to film a documentary on this subject. All of you amusing Wilmington film-maker poseurs, are you listening? Here's your chance.