Mebane man killed in head-on collision near Haw River


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HAW RIVER, N.C. — Authorities responded to a fatal head-on collision just outside the town limits of Haw River Tuesday afternoon.

The accident happened on Stone Street near Trollingwood Road.

According to State Highway Patrol, a six-wheel flatbed truck carrying mulch crossed the center line of Stone Street around 3:15 p.m. and hit a car head on.

The driver of the car was killed on impact. He was later identified as Anilbal Santos, 70, of Mebane.

An adult female and baby were also in the car. They are being treated at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

The driver of the truck was identified as James Whitaker, of Burlington.

Charges against Whitaker are pending.

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