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By Erin Smith

A crash on Tuesday morning on US 701 near Clarkton resulted in minor injuries, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

According to Trooper Anders, a red vehicle being driven by Dennis Smith of Clarkton was northbound on US 701 and attempting to turn into a driveway. Shawn Monroe of Clarkton was also traveling northbound on US 701 and failed to yield the right of way to Smith’s vehicle. Monroe’s vehicle struck the rear of Smith’s vehicle, according to Trooper Anders.

Monroe was charged with failure to yield the right of way. No injuries were reported and no one was transported to the hospital.