An unfortunate accident that occurred in Gastonia resulted in a fatality. The accident occurred around 3 a.m. on Gaston Avenue. The vehicle crossed the center line of the road then ran off the left side of the road and flipped several times. One of the passengers was ejected through the sunroof in the vehicle. The passenger was sitting in the front passenger seat. He died at the scene of the accident.

A second passenger who was in the vehicle was critically injured but is currently in stable condition. A third passenger was not injured. The passengers were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.

The driver of the vehicle has been charged with DWI. There were many beer bottles in the vehicle at the time of the accident.

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