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Bailey man dies in Wilson County crash

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State troopers say a Bailey man died following a single-car crash Tuesday on Boswellville Road west of Wilson. 

The driver, 42-year-old Steven Carroll Evans of 1553 Black Road, died at the scene, according to the N.C. State Highway Patrol office in Wilson. The wreck occurred at 6:20 p.m.

Evans, who was driving a green 2000 Honda Accord, was traveling on Boswellville Road when he ran off the road to the right and struck a phone box and tree, according to the Highway Patrol. 

Evans’ passenger, 19-year-old Christopher Thorne of Wilson, was taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville with injuries, officials said. 

Troopers said careless and reckless driving caused the single-vehicle crash.  

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