Staff Report


The Department of Public Safety says that a 45 year old Orange county resident was killed when the vehicle he was driving was struck by an 18 wheeler.

Jeffery Uriah James was driving a 1991 Ford Explorer southbound on Highway 62 about 10:15 PM, when the 18 wheeler struck the car as it exited a private driveway.

The driver of the 18 wheeler, whose name was not named, was uninjured in the accident.