Man Killed In Martin County Wreck

We are gathering details on a fatal accident in the East.

52-year-old Hershel Foster drove off of Highway 171 near Wainright Road in the Martin County town of Jamesville Sunday; his car ended up flipping over.

Troopers say witnesses saw Foster's Nissan car on its side and then flipped it back over and called 9-11. He was transported to Martin General Hospital then airlifed to Vidant Medical Center. Foster died there at 9 p.m. Sunday.

Troopers say alcohol and speed is a factor in the accident, but they are still investigating.

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