NEW INFO: Man Killed In Duplin County Wreck

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A man died in a one-car crash Sunday in Duplin County Sunday after his car hit a tree.

The Highway Patrol says Jhonson Estime of Dudley crashed while headed north on Highway 117 near the town of Faison just after 5 a.m. Sunday. Troopers say the driver crossed the center line, ran off the road to the left and collided with a tree.

Troopers say the 24-year-old victim was wearing his seat belt, and alcohol is not suspected in the crash. The driver's speed was estimated at 55 miles per hour.


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