Police: Drugs May Have Played A Role In Fatal Asheboro Wreck

2:56 PM, Mar 19, 2013   |    comments
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Asheboro, NC - Police in Asheboro are still investigating a fatal wreck on Hub Morris Road last Wednesday.

Last week police said a van driven by Joseph Preston Cresie III ran off the road - for 98 feet - before it returned and crossed the center line, hitting a Jeep. Cresie was thrown from the van and died from injuries. The one-year-old passenger in the Jeep died from injuries the following day.

Tuesday, police announced Cresie was driving at about 55 mph in a 45 mph zone before it collided with the Jeep, which was driving at 51 mph. 

Police suspect Cresie may have been using drugs. A toxicology report is pending.

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