Man Killed in Accident On I-95


According to the N.C. Highway Patrol, a man was killed on I-95 Saturday night south of Benson.


Jesse W. Sheppard of Stuart, Virginia, was a passenger in a vehicle traveling north. The driver of the vehicle attempted to change lanes and hit the vehicle in that lane.


The vehicle carrying Sheppard ran off the road and turned over. He was thrown from the vehicle.


There was no information on the other people involved in the accident.
The Trooper on the scene did not assign fault and ruled it an accident. Speed was not a factor, nor was intoxication. The victim was not wearing a seat belt and was lying across the rear seat, asleep when the accident occured.
by Joe G. June 16, 2009 at 09:26 AM
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