Man dies in 2-vehicle crash in Pinehurst

Photo courtesy the Aberdeen Times

PINEHURST, N.C. (WNCN) – Frank Lahr, 49, of Pinehurst died in a two-vehicle accident on Linden Road in Pinehurst Friday evening, the Aberdeen Times reported.

Photo courtesy the Aberdeen Times
Photo courtesy the Aberdeen Times

At about 8:30 p.m., a Toyota Tundra pickup truck and a Honda CRV collided on Linden Road.

The 63-year-old driver of the pickup – who has now been identified as James E. Clark of Pinehurst – was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Lahr, driver of the Honda, was extricated from the wreckage by firefighters using hydraulic powered rescue tools, the Times reported. He was declared dead at the scene.

Linden Road was closed for more than two hours while crews cleared the scene.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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