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Troopers: Statesville man killed in Tuesday morning wreck

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STATESVILLE, NC (WBTV) -

A man was killed in a vehicle accident in Statesville Tuesday, according to North Carolina State Troopers.

The wreck happened just after 11:45 a.m. Tuesday on Taylorsville Highway.

Troopers say 62-year-old James Michael Porter was driving a white GMC SUV towards Statesville when he drifted into oncoming lanes before striking two telephone poles and a tree, causing the vehicle to flip twice.

Porter was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

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