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A Statesville man is dead following a head-on collision on N.C. Highway 150 near Sherrills Ford Road Monday morning, according to a press release from N.C. Highway Patrol.

Jody Crawford Adams, 44, was driving a 1993 Ford pickup truck when a 2010 Dodge pickup truck traveling east crossed the center line and hit Adams head-on at about 5:25 a.m.

Adams died on the scene, the release states. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the Dodge, Michael Brandon Edwards, 39, of Catawba, is charged with one count of misdemeanor death by a vehicle, according to the release. Edwards sustained minor injuries in the accident and was transported to Catawba Valley Medical Center.

Neither speeding nor impairment is suspected, the release states.

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