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Two Killed In Wilmington Auto Accident

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Two men are dead after an early morning crash between a taxi and motorcycle on Eastwood Road.

26-year-old William Wilson Ward Jr. and 49-year-old Shukil Mohamed Rahibaux are both dead after the crash. Police sayid Ward was speeding on a motorcycle down Eastwood Road. He hit a taxi making a left off Rogersville Road. Both vehicles caught fire.

Police said the impact was so extreme that after the fire was extinguished, the motorcycle driver was found inside the taxi.

Eastwood Road was closed for more than 5 hours while clearing the wreckage.

Rahimbaux, the taxi driver, owned Kat’s Taxi in Wilmington.

Ward had been cited earlier this month for driving without a license.

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Two men are dead after an early morning crash between a taxi and motorcycle on Eastwood Road. 26-year-old William Wilson Ward Jr. and 49-year-old Shukil Mohamed Rahibaux are both dead after the crash.

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