LINCOLNTON, NC (WECT) – Two men from southeastern North Carolina were the victims of a rock throwing incident that damaged a vehicle just northwest of Charlotte.
A one-pound rock was thrown from the side of Highway 321 and crashed into the windshield of a 1996 GMC pickup truck on Tuesday evening around 7 p.m., according to a news release from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office
Deputies said that Pearlie Nailer, 56, of Rock Creek Road in Leland, was struck by the rock and was taken to CMC-Lincoln, where he was treated and released. He told officers that he and the driver, Charles Edward Self, of Old Stage Highway in Riegelwood, did not see anyone standing along the highway and there was no other traffic near where the incident occurred.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050.
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