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Posted 9:19 pm, 09/18/2012

hairy, Adams told them they had to have $3800, cash upfront, before they would even talk to them.


Posted 9:08 pm, 09/18/2012



Posted 8:33 pm, 09/18/2012

As tough as times are has the family thought about cremation.? If they can't afford burial maybe cremation is an easier way to handle his passing. Times are tough for everyone even businesses it's understandle that they would want most of their money up front.


Posted 8:23 pm, 09/18/2012

It was my boyfriends sister n laws uncle . Right now the family is trying to find a funeral home that will work with them on his burial but no luck yet.


Posted 7:08 pm, 09/18/2012


Posted 3:12 pm, 09/18/2012

This is so sad, I graduated with this guy..


Posted 12:43 pm, 09/18/2012

It wasn't the tractor trailer driver's fault. Take it easy on the guy.


Posted 12:23 pm, 09/18/2012


Posted 12:13 pm, 09/18/2012

k thanks


Posted 11:13 am, 09/18/2012

His name is posted on 3WC news blog.


Posted 11:08 am, 09/18/2012

cargirl, I believe it is from the 3WC News. You can go to the homepage of GoWilkes to click on the link.


Posted 10:59 am, 09/18/2012

MADD MAXX where did you find all that info


Posted 10:33 am, 09/18/2012

Please don't think that I am trying to be mean by saying this. Because I am really saddened by this tragedy. And my prayers go out to this gentleman's family. But the intersection where this happened like all intersections are not dangerous. People just need to pay more attention.


Posted 10:27 am, 09/18/2012

I hate that intersection. The DOT needs to see if they can fix this intersection before someone else gets hurt or killed. Prayers go out to the gentleman that died.


Posted 10:01 am, 09/18/2012

Fatal Car Wreck Monday Afternoon

A Wilkes County man died in a traffic accident yesterday afternoon involving a car and a tractor trailer. According to Trooper Blankenship of the NC Hwy Patrol, an A T Nichols Tractor Trailer was traveling south on the Red White Blue Road about 3:40 Monday afternoon. The driver of the truck was Robert Woods of Millers Creek. A second vehicle, a '97 Chevy Geo, was drivern by Melvin Griffin of North Wilkesboro and was traveling east on Old 60. Griffin then made a left hand turn from Old 60 onto Red White Blue Road and turned into the path of the tractor trailer. Griffin was pronounced dead at the scene. The collision happened near the crest of a hill. Traffic was blocked on Red White Blue Road for several hours yesterday afternoon. Woods was not injured in the wreck, no other vehicles were involved, and no charges were filed.


Posted 9:28 am, 09/18/2012

princess73 there is also more then one site to find information i was stating about all the negative towards the truck driver and other crap on here
Beary thank you


Posted 9:09 am, 09/18/2012

WKBC gave the name and age on the local news this morning. The man was 47 that was killed.


Posted 9:05 am, 09/18/2012

Hard to tell... Its sad to think of, but maybe there is no family for him. or perhaps, they are trying to track the family out of state. All which is speculation only, but for the law enforcement to not have notified the NOK yet, I am sure there is a very good reason / setback. Usually they NOK is notified within minutes of being on the scene.. etc. AGAIN.. JUST ME, SPECULATING.


Posted 9:01 am, 09/18/2012

Does anyone know why they are having trouble contacting next of kin? Sounds like the victim must have a wife or SO at home or he would've been reported missing.


Posted 9:00 am, 09/18/2012

Sorry Cargirl but nowhere in the article does it mention how old the person is.. you need to re-read it.

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