Man killed in accident on NC 150 in Rockingham County

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(Jeff Kilduff/WGHP)

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — A man was killed in an accident on N.C. 150 in southeastern Rockingham County Thursday morning.

The accident happened near Jefferson Court and Patriot Lane.

North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers said Silas Ronnie Paschal Jr., 46, was driving a 2006 Ford F-150 when the truck ran off the road and struck a tree.

Paschal died from injuries sustained in the accident.

Troopers said they believe speed was a factor in the accident.