A man was killed after crossing the center line and colliding with a city truck Wednesday morning on Shattalon Drive, according to the Winston-Salem Police Department.

Gregory Allen Moffatt, 61, died at the scene after the crash around 10:45 a.m. in the 4300 block of Shattalon Drive, just a block away from his Winston-Salem home.

Moffatt, who was driving a 2002 Isuzu Trooper south on Shattalon Drive, crossed into the northbound lane and collided with a city utility truck.

The Winston-Salem Sanitation truck driver, John Edward Horton, 60, and passenger, John Neal Wilson Jr., 60, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to the hospital.

The Winston-Salem Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit is investigating the wreck.

This is the seventh traffic-related fatality compared to five at this time in 2018.

The 4300 block of Shattalon Drive remained closed late Wednesday afternoon.

“Two city employees were injured in the accident. The extent of those injuries are unknown, but are not thought to be life-threatening,” a post from the Facebook page of Winston-Salem councilman Jeff MacIntosh read.

“It’s too early to comment on the events surrounding the accident, as police are continuing their investigation. I would like to offer my deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the citizen who died in today’s accident.”

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