NC man dies after his truck goes off the road, overturns


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BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. — A Leicester man was killed Friday morning when his truck went off the road, N.C. Highway Patrol confirmed Sunday, WLOS reports.

The wreck happened about 9 miles north of Asheville on New Leicester Highway at about 8:30 a.m., a trooper says.

Joshua Clifton was driving and alone in the truck when it went off the road and overturned.

Clifton was not wearing a seat belt.

According to his obituary, Clifton was 30 years old and a married father of one daughter.

The obituary also says Clifton was a farmer and an employee of Blue Ridge Southern Railroad.

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