The Highway Patrol has released the name of the man killed in a fiery crash Wednesday. The victim is identified as Craig Wilson, Sr., a 48 year old who lives on Antioch Rd. in Rocky Mount.
Troopers say Wilson's SUV burst info flames after flipping over on N.C. 42 and St. Lewis Rd. near Macclesfield in Edgecombe County. The accident happened around 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Troopers say the driver was trapped in the SUV which caught fire in the crash on Highway 42 near Macclesfield.
The accident happened near the intersection with St. Lewis Road around 3:00 p.m.
The Highway Patrol says the SUV was heading east on Highway 42 when the vehicle ran off the road into a ditch. The vehicle flipped 2 to 3 times.
The driver was the only person in the vehicle.