April 23, 2019

Taylorsville man dies in I-40 collision

A local man has died following an automobile crash in Statesville, according to state authorities.

“On Friday, March 22, 2019, at approximately 12:40 p.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to and is investigating a single-vehicle fatal collision in Iredell County on I-40 West near I-77 in Statesville.  The collision occurred near exit 152.  A 2014 Honda CR-V was traveling west on I-40, ran off the road to the right, and collided with a tree.  The driver, Aaron Wayne Taylor, 57, of Taylorsville, was pronounced dead at the scene.  There were no other passengers.  Mr. Taylor was restrained by a seatbelt and there is no indication of impairment.  The cause of the collision is still under investigation,” stated Jeffrey S. Swagger, Master Trooper with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

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  1. Angela on March 22, 2019 at 6:15 pm

    I read the paper I like to know what goes on

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