Leland man killed after truck runs off U.S. 74/76, striking road sign then trees
By WECT Staff | January 7, 2021 at 1:14 PM EST – Updated January 7 at 4:15 PM
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – A Leland man was killed following a crash in Brunswick County Thursday morning.
According to the Highway Patrol, Lee Wilson Hauser Junior, 45, was traveling east on U.S. 74/76 between Wilmington and Leland when his truck ran off the roadway, struck a construction sign, and then hit two large trees.
Hauser, who was wearing a seat belt, died at the scene.
Troopers say they found no evidence of braking, and neither alcohol or speed were factors in the crash.
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