1 killed after massive tree topples on pickup truck in Lenoir

LENOIR, N.C. — A large tree fell into a road in Lenoir Friday afternoon, smashing a pickup truck and killing one person.

The tree came down outside the entrance of the Green Mountain Park on Dimmette Road around 3 p.m.


Police in Lenoir said 78-year old Sidney Albright died.

Police said Albright, from China Grove, was in the truck along with his wife and another family member when that tree fell.

The two other people in the car were taken the hospital with minor injuries and are expected to make a full recovery.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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