Catawba County, NC (June 20, 2020) – One man is dead and another person is seriously injured following a head-on crash in Catawba County on Friday. The crash took place around 3:25 p.m. on Startown Road.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol reported that 54-year-old Michael Todd Saine was driving a 1995 Dodge Dakota northbound on Startown. For unknown reasons, Saine crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a 2006 Dodge Ram that was traveling southbound. Saine died at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash. The driver of the Ram was rushed to a hospital with serious injuries.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Troopers have ruled out alcohol impairment and speed as contributing factors.
Our condolences go out to all affected by this head-on crash on Startown Road.
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