A local high school teacher was killed in tragic car accident Thursday involving a dump truck.

The crash happened in Cabbarus County on Highway NC 200 at around 4:30 p.m. while the man was on his way home from work at Rocky River High School in Mint Hill.

The crash involved the teacher’s passenger vehicle and a dump truck.

Unfortunately, the teacher did not survive the crash.  Details on the cause of the crash or other injuries are not yet available.

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