Tuesday, 31 July 2007 10:52
An accident called in around 10:22 this morning took the
life of a Granite Falls man.
Highway Patrol believes 35-year-old Scottie
Roosevelt Bristol was attempting to pass a truck while traveling east on Deal
Mill Road when a westbound Department of Transportation Truck blocked his path.
The DOT truck, driven by Kenneth Cannon, went off the road in an apparent attempt to
miss Bristol- but the two vehicles did collide. Bristol died in transit to Frye
Regional Medical Center. Cannon was transported to Frye with minor injuries.
No charges have been filed at this time.
According to Highway Patrol, the accident occurred in
a passing zone.