Duplin County Man Killed After Pickup Truck Flips, Thrown From Vehicle

A Duplin County man died after his pickup truck ran off the road and flipped over Friday night.

It happened on Highway 111, some 19 miles north of Kenansville.

Troopers say Jose Herrera of Albertson was killed when his pickup truck hit a ditch and overturned. The 34-year-old man was not wearing a seatbelt and troopers say he was thrown from his truck.

The Highway Patrol says careless and reckless driving were contributing factors in the single vehicle accident.