Fatal wreck on N.C. 179

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By Rachel Johnson, Staff Writer

OCEAN ISLE BEACH—A fatal wreck in the early daylight hours of Thursday morning claimed the life of one Ocean Isle Beach man.
Glenn Edward Shepherd Jr, 57, of Ocean Isle Beach was killed when the moped he was driving was hit from behind by a vehicle.
According to Trooper Trent Chavis with the N.C. Highway Patrol, 19-year-old Blaire Whitney Anderson of Ocean Isle Beach was driving the vehicle that hit Shepherd from the back.
“The moped and the vehicle were travelling east on N.C. 179. The vehicle was behind the moped and struck the moped from behind,” Chavis said.

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