Trenton Man Killed In Onslow County Crash

A Jones County man is dead after an early morning crash in neighboring Onslow County.

The Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Christopher Esquivel of Trenton was thrown from his pickup truck in the 2:30 a.m. Monday crash.

The single vehicle accident happened on Comfort Road, east of Richlands.

Troopers say Esquivel's truck was rounding a curve when it went off the road, hit a ditch, overturned, and then hit a fence and a tree.

Trooper T.W. McCoy says they have evidence that the victim might have been drinking.


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