Authorities: Man dies in Rowan Co. wreck Wednesday

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ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - A 31-year-old man was killed after a wreck in Rowan County, according to Salisbury Highway Patrol.
 
The crash happened around 1:39 a.m. Wednesday on Castor Road. Officials said Mandi Nicole Newton, 34, ran off the road and hit a tree.
 
Passenger Phillip Austin Baity, 31, was killed. Officials said he was not wearing a seat belt.
 
Troopers said charges are pending including felony death by motor vehicle and DWI.
 
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