Man dies in Greensboro crash after being thrown from car, police say

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro man died in a fatal crash Friday, according to a Greensboro Police Department news release.

Achilles Machen, 22, of Greensboro, was driving a 2007 Honda Accord on US 29 and ran off the road to the right.

He over-corrected and hit the center median guard rail.

The car then rolled and Machen was thrown out, the release says.

After the car landed on its roof, Machen was taken to Cone Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

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