FOR THE DAILY SOUTHERNER
An early morning wreck Wednesday claimed a local man's life.
The one-vehicle crash happened on N.C. Highway 111 approximately 1.1 miles west of Tarboro.
According to the State Highway Patrol, the vehicle ran off the right side of the highway, where the driver corrected back onto the road and then went off the left side. When the vehicle exited the roadway to the left, it hit several mailboxes, a highway sign and two drain culverts.
The driver's identity had not been released at press time pending notification of next of kin.