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One dead after Lenoir County crash

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KINSTON, N.C. -

One person is dead after an accident in Lenoir County.

Police say it happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the intersection of Highway 70 and Hwy 58 South near Lenoir Community College.

Witnesses told officers responding to the scene that a Chevy Cavalier was struck by a tractor trailer that ran a red light.

The driver of the Cavalier, 21-year-old Zachary Jay Boyd of Pintetown, died from injuries sustained in the accident.

The driver of the tractor trailer, 58-year-old Ramon Santiago of Jacksonville FL was transported, treated and released from Lenoir Memorial Hospital.  He was later charged with Misdemeanor Death by Motor Vehicle.

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