Kinston man dies in Greene County crash

GREENE COUNTY, NC (WITN) - A Kinston man is dead after troopers say he crashed his SUV early this morning.

The Highway Patrol says 20-year-old Edgar Abrego died at the scene.

The single vehicle crash happened around 4:30 a.m. on Highway 903 just north of the Jason Mart in Greene County.

Trooper Landon Schertzinger says Abrego's vehicle went off the left side of the road, struck a culvert and overturned.

The driver, who the trooper said wasn't wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the wreckage.

Scgertzinger says speed was a factor in the crash.