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.