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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.

NBCCharlotte'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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