• Truck driver in crash that killed Union Co. deputy to face judge


    UNION COUNTY, N.C. - The truck driver accused of being responsible for a crash that killed a Union County deputy is expected to make his first court appearance Tuesday.

    Eddie Weeks is accused of misdemeanor death by vehicle.

    RAW: Accident involving tractor-trailer and deputy shuts down I-74

    Investigators said his tractor-trailer rolled over on Sergeant Jeff Greene's car on Highway 74 in Monroe in November.

    IMAGES: Tractor-trailer overturns onto Union Co. deputy's cruiser

    Troopers said Weeks couldn't stop at a red light and jackknifed. They also said his truck should have been out of service and wasn't allowed on state roadways.

    FULL ORIGINAL STORY: Beloved Union Co. sergeant dies when truck overturns on cruiser

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