A 59-year old man was killed during an early morning accident on N.C. Highway 109 on Thursday.

According to information provided by the Thomasville Police Department, at 5:30 a.m. officers responded to the area of N.C. 109 South near Lambeth Road in reference to a reported motor vehicle crash.

Preliminary investigation indicated a 2006 Nissan Titan, operated by 35-year-old Joey Reid Creasey of Trinity, was traveling north on N.C. Highway 109. Creasey failed to maintain his lane and swerved off the roadway to the right side shoulder of the highway, striking a guardrail, according to a press release from the police department.

He overcorrected, which caused his vehicle to travel left of center into the south lane of N.C. Highway 109 striking an oncoming vehicle, the press release continued. The 2006 Acura MDX was operated by Mohammad Khurshid Khan, 59, of Trinity, and he was pronounced dead on the scene.

Creasey sustained injuries from the crash and was transported to the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem for treatment and was admitted for non-disclosed injuries. Both occupants in this crash were wearing their seat belts.

Officials with Thomasville Police state the investigation into the accident is ongoing and information will be updated as it becomes available.

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