Highway patrol investigate deadly head on collision in Wayne County

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) –  A man and a women are dead after a head on collision in Wayne County.

The State Highway Patrol responded to the accident that occurred Friday, September 9th, around 4:57 p.m on Salem Church Road.

Troopers say 51-year old Grace Lane Edwards of Pikeville was traveling south on Salem Church Road in a full sized GMC pickup truck when she struck the other driver 58- year old Jerry Lewis Davis.

Davis was traveling north on Salem Church Road in a 2002 Ford work van. Investigators say both drivers died on impact.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts and alcohol is not to believed to be a factor. There were no other passengers in the vehicles.

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