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High Point man dies following car crash on Business 85

72-year-old Gregory Hardy Hinson died Saturday night. High Point police said the incident happened on Business 85 near Baker Road.

HIGH POINT, N.C. — A 72-year-old man in High Point died in a crash Saturday night after losing control of his car on Business 85 near Baker Road.

High Point police said Gregory Hardy Hinson died as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash.

Investigators said Hinson was the only person in the car and was wearing his seatbelt during the crash.

Detectives said there is no evidence Hinson was impaired or speeding.

Investigators said Hinson may have suffered a health-related emergency right before the crash which caused him to lose control of the car.

Police said Hinson was traveling northbound on Baker Road approaching Business 85 when he ran off the roadway to the left and down an embankment onto Business 85.

Investigators said the man came to a stop on the northbound Business 85 travel lanes.

Police said no charges will be made in the case.

Investigators said it did not appear any other cars were involved in the crash.

If you have any information about the incident, contact Crime Stoppers at (336) 889-4000.


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