Driver runs stop sign, killed in collision near Four Oaks
A Four Oaks man was killed Monday morning when he ran a stop sign in southern Johnston County and collided with an SUV, authorities said.
Mark Nelson, 26, was eastbound on Stricklands Crossroads Road near Four Oaks at about 8 a.m. when he failed to stop at the U.S. Highway 701 intersection, the State Highway Patrol said. His 2012 Chevrolet Cruze collided with a 2017 Ford Explorer driven by Deborah Thompson, 54, of Clinton.
Nelson was pronounced dead at the scene. Thompson and Theadore Lynch, 31, of Princeton, a passenger in the Cruze, were taken to WakeMed in Raleigh for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
No charges will be filed in the case, authorities said.