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North Carolina volunteer firefighter dies in wreck

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) - A volunteer firefighter has died in a wreck as he was responding to a call in North Carolina.

New outlets report that 55-year-old Michael Goodnight died in a wreck around 2 p.m. Wednesday in eastern Rowan County.

Goodnight was a member of the Liberty Volunteer Fire Department in Salisbury.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol said Goodnight was in a pickup when he ran into a car that was turning left as he attempted to pass across double yellow lines.

Troopers say Goodnight was not wearing a seatbelt.

Two women in the car were taken to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.

There was no word on their condition.

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