NCHP investigating fatal accident near N. Gaston High

NCHP investigating fatal accident near N. Gaston High

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on February 20, 2014 at 6:07 PM

Updated Saturday, Feb 22 at 1:13 PM

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – Crews are on the scene of a fatal accident near North Gaston High School.

North Carolina Highway Patrol says they’re investigating a serious accident on Philadelphia Church Road.

The driver has been identified as 71-year-old James Lyle Teague, of Dallas.

NBC Charlotte's reporter on scene says Teague was killed after crashing into a tree head-on.

It appears, authorities say, a medical condition may have contributed to the crash, but the Medical Examiner will determine the official cause of death

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