Man killed in Catawba County crash, troopers say
Troopers said the crash happened on NC-150 on Saturday morning.
CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - A man was killed after his pickup truck veered off the highway on Saturday morning.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol (NCSHP), the crash happened around 4:30 a.m. on NC-150 near Island Ford Road.
Troopers said the driver of a GMC Sierra crossed the center line before running off the left side of the road, where he hit a fence and a tree.
Officials identified the man as 59-year-old John Allen Martin. He died at the scene.
Troopers said he was wearing a seatbelt and do not believe impairment was a factor in the crash.
No other vehicles were involved in the incident.
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