Stokesdale, NC — The driver of the dump truck who was killed on Tuesday afternoon (September 3, 2013) has been identified as 65-year old James Lemmie White Jr. The accident happened at about 3:30 p.m. on Highway 68 near Prince Edward Road as White tried to avoid a motorist in the roadway.
According to the News-Record’s reports, White was headed north in his dump truck along the highway yesterday afternoon when he came upon another northbound car that had stopped to make a left turn. Trying to avoid the wreck, White’s brakes locked up and the truck skidded off to the east side of the highway, where it rolled over at least once.
The accident critically injured White and he later passed away at an area hospital.
The driver of the other car was not injured and was never hit by White’s dump truck. The accident was expected to be investigated further.
Scene of the Accident