A 20-year-old Coats man suffered fatal personal injuries in an automobile accident in Dunn on the night of December 11.
According to his father, Randy Mullins was driving a friend’s vehicle when he lost control and the vehicle collided with a tree at about 10 p.m. Dunn police responded to the scene on Meadowlark Road, where they discovered Mullins dead.
Three passengers in the vehicle sustained injuries in the crash and taken to UNC Hospitals. Jenna Cass was listed in critical condition and Nick Smith and Kaitlyn Ward were listed in good condition.
Dunn police said the accident remains under investigation and a cause has not yet been determined.