Car Crashes Into Tree And Kills One

Sunday night, a New Bern man was killed when the pick up truck he was riding in slammed into a tree on Brunswick Avenue.

Police say 24 year old Kyle Padilla died instantly. The driver, 24 year old Kirk Harris, had to be pried from the car and airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Witnesses told police the truck was speeding. The accident is under investigation.