Norwood man killed in Stanly County crash involving tractor trailer

Norwood man killed in Stanly County crash involving tractor trailer
(Sky3 | WBTV)
(Sky3 | WBTV)
(Sky3 | WBTV)
(Sky3 | WBTV)

STANLY COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A man from Norwood was killed in a vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer in Stanly County Friday, according to officials.

The crash happened before 4 p.m. on Highway 52 near Dennis Road.

Troopers said Jeffrey Aldridge was was driving north on US-52 when he ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected and hit a tractor-trailer when he crossed back into the center of the road.

From WBTV's Sky3, it appeared a car and a tractor trailer may have collided head-on. Both vehicles were very heavily damaged.

Aldridge was pronounced dead when crews arrived on scene.

Highway patrol said he was wearing a seat belt. Officials are still investigating.

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