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Sophia Trucker Charged in Fatal Crash in Columbus County

Sophia Trucker Charged in Fatal Crash in Columbus County

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SOPHIA N.C. - A local trucker has been charged by the North Carolina Highway Patrol, in connection with a fatal crash that occurred on NC 87 in Columbus County last week. According to a press release from the NC Highway Patrol, at 2:46 p.m. on Thursday, August 10th, 2023, Troopers responded to a crash on NC 87 near John L Riegel Road in Columbus County. Investigators say that Nicholas Reid Fellers, 28, from Sophia, N.C., was traveling south on NC 87, in a Freightliner box truck when he failed to reduce speed striking the rear of a tractor-trailer that had stopped due to road construction. Fellers received serious life-threatening injuries and was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C. A front seat passenger in Fellers vehicle, Gabriel Ahmaad Mc...
Fish Falls From Sky, Hits Truck Windshield In Randleman (Video)

Fish Falls From Sky, Hits Truck Windshield In Randleman (Video)

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Screenshot of video posted by Ward Transport on Twitter RANDLEMAN NC- Ward Transport, a trucking company with an office in Charlotte probably had a very strange conversation with their insurance company last week after a fish fell from the sky and smashed into the windshield of one of their trucks. On the afternoon of April 14th, Barry Poff, who has 34 years and more than 3 million miles under his belt had just finished a delivery in Randleman and was heading South on I-73/74 to his next delivery. As he crossed the Randleman Lake bridge a bird flew in front of the truck and dropped a rather large fish which smacked right into the truck's windshield. "I saw the bird carrying the fish and thought wow that's neat, and just then the fish hit the windshield. Said Poff. "It just happen...