Man charged in fatal wreck with tractor on Highway 11

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A tractor driver was killed in a collision on Highway 11 north of Greenville Tuesday morning, the North Carolina Highway Patrol said.

Manga Wooten, 72, of Greenville died in the wreck.

Troopers were called to Highway 11 near Futrell Robinson Road around 9:17 a.m. 

Troopers said Carlton Jackson Jr. of Pinetown was traveling south on Highway 11 when his vehicle struck the tractor, driven by Wooten, from behind. 

Jackson is being charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. 

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