Man killed in pickup truck wreck in Eden

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ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Deputies said a man was killed after his pickup collided with a guard rail and hit a tree Sunday afternoon in Eden.

Authorities said Douglas McArthur Oliver Jr., 48, of Eden, died in the wreck which was reported shortly after 4:30 p.m. on South Bridge Street near Highland Drive.

Eden police said Oliver was ejected from the truck. Officials said he was driving faster than the posted speed limit.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call Eden Police Officer Jay Parker at (336) 623-9755.