COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – A Whiteville man died in a single-vehicle crash on Monday night in Columbus County.
Claudio Salvador Sabalos, 41, was driving a 2002 Ford pickup truck on NC-905 near NC-130 south of the town of Brunswick when the wreck happened.
According to North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Sabalos ran off the right shoulder and over-corrected, driving off the left side of the road and striking a ditch.
The truck rolled over and came to rest on the driver side. Sabalos, who wasn’t wearing a seatbelt, was partially ejected and pronounced dead on scene.
Speeding and alcohol were not involved, the Highway Patrol said.
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