Newspaper Delivery Driver Killed In Morning Crash

A newspaper delivery driver was killed when he apparently fell asleep and struck a tree.

The Highway Patrol says Rockel Garner of Kinston was killed in the 5:22 a.m. accident on East Middle Road in Jones County.

Troopers say the 39-year-old Garner was delivering papers for the Kinston Free Press in his car when the accident happened.