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One killed after tractor trailer overturns in Union Co, troopers say

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UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

At least one person died in a wreck involving a tractor trailer that overturned in Union County.

The accident happened around 1:24 p.m. Monday on South Rocky River Road near Ruben Road in Monroe.

NC Troopers confirmed that 53-year-old David Ross Jr., of Iron Station, was killed.

WBTV's Sky 3 was over the scene where the truck could be seen just off the roadway, overturned with what appeared to be its trailer lying on top of it.

Emergency personnel could also be seen working around the crash site.

Troopers say the driver ran off the side of the road to avoid vehicles stopped in the roadway when he lost control and overturned in the ditch.

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