SANFORD-The Highway Patrol identified the victim of a one vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer that struck a guardrail and plunged into the Haw River Thursday morning as 49 year old Ronald Mack Brown of Sanford. A friend f the family told WWGP news that Brown was driving a logging truck for Matthew Johnson Logging of Sanford. According to WRAL, the truck’s cab was pulled from the river shortly after 3 P.M., but the trailer remained on the riverbank after 5 P.M. One northbound lane of U.S. 1 remained closed so a crane could try to remove the trailer.
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