PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – The driver of a log truck was killed after his truck flipped over on a Pitt County highway this morning.
The crash happened around 9:20 a.m. on Highway 30 near Satterwaite Road, north of Pactolus.
Troopers say the log truck was the only vehicle involved in the crash.
The Highway Patrol said the truck ran off the right side of the highway, the driver overcorrected and the truck overturned and collided with a ditch. The man was not wearing a seat belt, according to troopers.
The road was shut down as the Highway Patrol investigates and the logs are cleared from the highway.