Thursday, May 29, 2008

North Carolina man killed by loose hay trailer

North Carolina man killed by loose hay trailer


A Camden man was killed Saturday when a hay trailer came unhitched from an oncoming pickup and crossed the U.S. 158 center line.

Isaac Forbes, 67, of Trotman Road in Camden County, was killed at 8:30 p.m. when the trailer hit the 1998 Buick LeSabre he was driving about a mile west of Country Club Road on U.S. 158, a stretch known as the Camden Causeway, said Sgt. C.K. Parks with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Reginald Parker Jr., 56, was driving east on U.S. 158 in a Dodge pickup towing the trailer when it came loose, Parks said. Parker was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. Parker lives on Old Hertford Highway in Elizabeth City.

Jeff Hampton, (252) 338-0159,

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