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Brunswick, New Hanover crashes among 16 traffic deaths during holiday weekend
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 7:31am.

videoThe North Carolina Highway Patrol says at least 16 people died on highways across the state during Memorial Day weekend based on preliminary reports. That number includes a fatal accident each in Brunswick and New Hanover counties.

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UPDATE: 10 taken to hospital after school bus crash in Brunswick County
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/19/2014 - 4:42pm.

videoA traffic accident involving a Brunswick County school bus has sent 10 people to the hospital. Brunswick County Schools spokeswoman Jessica Swencki says the bus from South Brunswick High School and South Brunswick Middle School was involved in the accident this afternoon at NC 211 and Midway Road.

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NC agencies to launch summer lifesaving campaign
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/19/2014 - 7:22am.

videoThree North Carolina agencies are joining together in a campaign to keep people safe this summer. The Highway Patrol, the Wildlife Resources Commission and the Alcohol Law Enforcement Division are announcing an effort on Monday that will focus on roadways and the water.

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Teen driver charged for three deaths in highway pileup
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 11:05am.

videoAccording to Highway Patrol, two children and an elderly man were killed in a three-car accident near Whiteville around 10 p.m. Friday. Highway Patrol says Jaquan Wandarias King, 17, was charged with three counts of misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, driving left of center and driving without a license.

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Passenger dies in ATV accident
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 04/11/2014 - 7:00pm.

A man has died after a fatal ATV accident in Ash around 6:20 Friday evening.

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UPDATE: Man dies after car rolls over
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 7:53pm.

videoHighway Patrol says a Winnabow man died this evening after he wrecked his car.

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Troopers: Boy on motorized scooter run over after not stopping for school bus
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:14pm.

videoA child riding a motorized scooter has been injured after investigators say he failed to stop for a school bus and was run over by one of its tires this afternoon in New Hanover County.

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UPDATE: Suspect now in critical condition following officer-involved shooting
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/31/2014 - 6:58am.

The man who led authorities on a high-speed car chase that ended in an officer-involved shooting Sunday is now in critical condition, according to hospital staff. Investigators say multiple officers from both the State Highway Patrol and the Columbus County Sheriff's Office shot at Evans.

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NC woman killed in wreck possibly linked to snow
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 3:26am.

The NC Highway Patrol says a traffic accident which killed a Carthage woman may be related to the weather.

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Man charged in NC trooper's death pleads
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:44pm.

A man charged with killing a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper during a chase faces more than 13 years in prison on charges stemming from crimes that led to that death.

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