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Highway Patrol identifies victims of Wednesday fatality

By Erin Smith

The North Carolina Highway Patrol has identified the victims involved a fatal collision at the intersection of NC 210 and US 701 in Bladen County on Wednesday

NC Highway Patrol Trooper G. White said a tractor-trailer owned by Sanderson Farms was being driven southbound on US 701 by Maurice Sinclair of Lumberton when a 2001 Toyota passenger car struck the trailer in the intersection of US 701 and NC 210.

The 2001 Toyota was being driven eastbound on NC 210 by Angela Pate, 56, of Varnam, when she ran the stop sign at the intersection striking the trailer of the truck killing Pate and her two passengers, said Trooper White. The two passengers riding in Pate’s vehicle were identified as Antonio Rousseau, 20 of Fayetteville, and Kendall Joiner, 43, of Fayetteville.

Trooper White said Pate, Rousseau, and Joiner, were all pronounced dead at the scene.

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