• Troopers: 1 dies in Salisbury wreck Tuesday morning

    By: Trish Williford


    SALISBURY, N.C. - A man died Tuesday morning in Salisbury, according to North Carolina Highway Patrol.
    The wreck happened around 9:03 a.m.
    Troopers said Darrell Coy Misenheimer was traveling south on Sherrills Ford Road when he ran off the road to the right and hit a mailbox. Troopers said Misenheimer overcorrected and ran off the road to the left, overturned and hit a tree.
    Misenheimer was the only person involved in the wreck. He died at the scene.

    The fatal crash happened right across the street from Kathy Saine's home.

    "We heard this awful racket and we knew it was somebody that hit somebody or something," she said.

    Misenheimer was employed full-time with Rowan-Salisbury Schools from as a custodian and bus driver.  He started in 2000.

    From 1981 ­to 2000, Misenheimer served as a coach at several high schools and also served as a substitute teacher.

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