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Two dead, one airlifted in Newton crash

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Newton police were called to the scene of the fatal accident around 6:29 a.m. Sunday on NC Highway 10 near Jarrett Farm Road in Newton.
Newton police were called to the scene of the fatal accident around 6:29 a.m. Sunday on NC Highway 10 near Jarrett Farm Road in Newton. WBTV

Two people died in a Sunday morning crash in Newton that involved a tractor-trailer.

Newton police were called to the scene of the fatal accident around 6:29 a.m. Sunday on NC Highway 10 near Jarrett Farm Road in Newton.

The truck and a Toyota Yaris were driving in opposite direction on Highway 10, according to police. Somehow the Freightliner hit the Yaris, killing Tammy Norman Frady and Albert Lynn Frady. Then the truck reportedly ran off the side of a road into a parked Scion before coming to a stop.

The Frady's were pronounced dead on scene.

According to Newton police, the driver of the tractor-trailer was flown by Med Center Air to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. The driver's name and condition are being withheld so that out of state family can be notified.

Police have not said what led up to the crash and say the investigation is ongoing.

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