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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA

No. 54A04

FILED: 7 OCTOBER 2004

CHRISTOPHER YOUNG,
        
    v.

GREAT AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK, NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE, APRIL S. WORTHAM, OPHELIA PECHIE, and SHANNON STECK PEELE

    Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-30(2) from the decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, 162 N.C. App. 87, 590 S.E.2d 4 (2004), reversing an order and judgment entered 6 August 2002 by Judge James F. Ammons, Jr. in Superior Court, Cumberland County. Heard in the Supreme Court 15 September 2004.
    Cranfill, Sumner & Hartzog, L.L.P., by Susan K. Burkhart, for defendant-appellant Great American Insurance Company.

    White & Stradley, LLP, by J. David Stradley, for defendant-appellees April S. Wortham, Ophelia Pechie, and Shannon Steck Peele.

    
    PER CURIAM.

    For the reasons stated in the dissenting opinion, we reverse the decision of the Court of Appeals.
    REVERSED.

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