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Two Fairmont High School grads killed in wreck

FAIRMONT, NC (AP) — Two former football players from Fairmont High School have been killed in a wreck south of town.

The NC Highway Patrol said 18-year-old Tyreke Addison of Lumberton and 18-year-old Nokolma Dakota Hunt of Fairmont were killed Monday night. The two were among five people riding in a 1994 Ford Thunderbird than ran off NC 41 and struck a tree around 9 p.m.

Addison also played on the school’s basketball and baseball teams.

A patrol report said neither Addison nor Hunt was wearing seat belts.

Authorities identified the driver of the car as 18-year-old Alex Gilchrist of Lake View, S.C., another former Fairmont football player. He and two other passengers were hospitalized.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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