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Ocean Isle Beach man dies in car wreck

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By Staff Brunswick Beacon

 SHALLOTTE—An Ocean Isle Beach man was killed Wednesday, September 21.

Gerald (Jerry) Oakley, 83, was fatally wounded during a two car wreck on N.C.179 in Shallotte.

According to the Shallotte Police Department investigation report, the wreck occurred around 9:12 p.m. Oakley attempted to turn left onto N.C. 179 from Brierwood Drive when his vehicle struck an oncoming car.

“Vehicle one failed to yield right of way for vehicle two, causing collision,” reads the report.


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