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1 dead, 3 injured in car accident in Kernersville

Bethel Church Road

Bethel Church Road

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — One man is dead and three others were injured on Monday when a pickup truck struck a tree in Kernersville and three people were ejected from the bed of the truck.

Update: Victims identified

Multiple units responded to the 3000 block of Bethel Church Road shortly before 2 p.m. Monday. State Highway Patrol reported that four young adult males were in a pick-up traveling north on Bethel Church Road when the driver lost control.

The truck went off the right side of the road, overcorrected, crossed the center line and struck two trees. Three people were ejected from the bed of the truck.

One person was airlifted to Baptist Medical Center and two were taken to local hospitals by ambulance.