A Wilkes County man died in a traffic accident yesterday afternoon involving a car and a tractor trailer. According to Trooper Blankenship of the NC Hwy Patrol, an A T Nichols Tractor Trailer was traveling south on the Red White Blue Road about 3:40 Monday afternoon. The driver of the truck was Robert Woods of Millers Creek. A second vehicle, a '97 Chevy Geo, was drivern by Melvin Griffin of North Wilkesboro and was traveling east on Old 60. Griffin then made a left hand turn from Old 60 onto Red White Blue Road and turned into the path of the tractor trailer. Griffin was pronounced dead at the scene. The collision happened near the crest of a hill. Traffic was blocked on Red White Blue Road for several hours yesterday afternoon. Woods was not injured in the wreck, no other vehicles were involved, and no charges were filed.