07/13/11 101 W, 1 I - + 3 - 3 Granville County Paramedic Killed Yesterday

WRAL reported yesterday on the off-duty death of Granville County Paramedic Merle Faucette, who was killed Tuesday morning in a head-on collision on Highway 96 north Oxford. He was traveling by motorcycle when a car crossed the center line and struck him. The driver had reported fallen asleep at the wheel. Faucette, 52, was en route to Duke Hospital, having received the news that his 91-year-old mother had suffered a massive heart attack. He had left Oak Hill EMS Station 7 about 7:30 a.m. The funeral will be held Thursday. Other coverage: News 14, News & Observer.

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