Two killed in Father's Day wreck in Newton

Staff Writer

From the Newton Police Department:

On Sunday June 21, 2015 at 0629 Hours the Newton Police Department responded to a traffic crash on NC Hwy 10 West near Jarrett Farm Road in Newton. Officers are investigating the crash involving a 2013 Toyota Yaris which was traveling West on NC Hwy 10 that was struck by a 2012 Freightliner Cascadia tractor trailer that was traveling East on NC Hwy 10. The tractor trailer then ran off the left side of the road coming to rest after striking a parked 2007 Toyota Scion.

The driver of the Toyota Yaris was identified as Tammy Norman Frady and passenger Albert Lynn Frady were both pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the 2012 Freightliner Cascadia tractor trailer was flown from the scene to Carolinas Medical Center Main by Med Center Air. The driver’s identification and condition are being withheld pending notification to out of state family members.

At this time the investigation is ongoing.

The Newton Police Department is being assisted by Hickory Police Department, N.C. Highway Patrol, Newton Fire Department, Newton Conover Rescue Squad, Catawba County EMS, Catawba County Emergency Management, N.C. Department of Transportation and S.T.A.T

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