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LENOIR, N.C. -- Lenoir Police say a 19-year-old man died Tuesday morning in a head-on crash in Lenoir.

Lenoir Police responded to the 2700 block of Ellerwood Road around 5:20 Tuesday morning to find a two-vehicle, head-on crash.

Police say 19-year-old Allen Barnes was driving a 2003 Kia passenger car when he crossed the center lane within a curve a struck a 2004 GMC Envoy head-on.

Barnes was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Speed, road conditions and vehicle equipment of the Kia contributed to the crash, authorities say.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police did not say if the driver of the Envoy or Barnes' passenger, his wife, were injured.

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