Driver Dies In Wayne County Car Crash

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal car crash Tuesday night in Wayne County.  It happened around 10:45pm on Stoney Creek Church Road.  A vehicle ran off the roadway in a curve, traveled down a steep embankment and slammed into a group of trees. The car then caught fire.

The driver died at the scene. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

Troopers said speed was a contributing factor.

The next-of-kin has been notified, however the name of the victim has not been released pending completion of the investigation.


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