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81-year-old woman killed after driving wrong way on I-40

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The N.C. Highway Patrol says an 81-year-old woman is dead after driving the wrong way on Interstate 40 near Morganton and hitting another car. State troopers say Ruth Whisnant was killed Thursday morning when she headed west on eastbound I-40 and crashed head-on into another car around 4 a.m. The accident occurred between exits 101 and 103. Full story...
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Ice causes closures and delays, parents confused

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video Troopers with the Highway Patrol are responding to numerous collisions Friday morning. This as patches of black ice in the region forced school systems to either delay or cancel classes. Full story...
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One dead after chain-reaction crash on I40/I-85

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videoA series of chain-reaction accidents involving a Greyhound bus, a North Carolina Highway Patrol SUV, a fire department SUV, and multiple other vehicles left one dead and others hurt Wednesday morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Leland man dies after being pinned between burning vehicles on I-40

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videoOne person is dead after being pinned between two burning vehicles and two others hurt after a crash last night on I-40 in Pender County. Full story...
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Man arrested in hit and run accident that severed passenger's arm

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videoA Wilmington man is behind bars under a $100,000 bond after police arrested him on a warrant from Johnston County. Last month police say Brad Venticinque,31, was driving west on I-40 when he hit the median, overcorrected and hit a guard wire severing the arm of his passenger Zachary Hunter, 19, also of Wilmington. Full story...
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Tanker carrying asphalt hits tractor mowing I-40 median

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videoA tractor-trailer carrying about 10,000 gallons of liquid asphalt collided with a tractor mowing a highway median this afternoon near mile marker 396 on Interstate 40 West, said Pender County Emergency Management Director Tom Collins. Full story...
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Bond reduced for Kure Beach man accused of hit & run deaths

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video The charges and bond have been reduced for a Kure Beach man accused of a hit and run on I-40 last night that killed two Good Samaritans. Full story...
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'I-40 Challenge' ends with no deaths on interstate

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videoThe North Carolina Highway Patrol says an effort to make I-40 safer from coast to coast during Thanksgiving ended with no deaths on the interstate, which stretches more than 2,500 miles from Wilmington to Barstow, CA. Full story...
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NC troopers to patrol I-40 during holiday

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Motorists using Interstate 40 will see a significant presence from the NC Highway Patrol during the Thanksgiving holiday. The patrol is joining its counterparts across the nation in a campaign focused solely on I-40. Full story...
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I-40 closed in TN after deadly crash involving church bus from NC

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All lanes of Interstate 40 in Jefferson County were closed Wednesday afternoon due to a deadly crash involving an overturned passenger bus. Crews on the scene say it was a church bus on the way from North Carolina. Full story...
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