One Killed in Tuesday Strawberry Plains Pike Accident

Officials say a wreck on Strawberry Plains Pike Tuesday morning was fatal.

It happened just before 8 o’clock near Brakebill Road. Witnesses say a Ford Ranger failed to yield to a Dodge Ram and pulled in front of the truck.

Officials say 81-year-old Blaine Leatherwood was driving the Ford and wasn’t wearing a seat belt. He was partially ejected from the vehicle and later died. Police are still investigating.

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