Curtis Junior Miles, 72, of Newton was identified as the driver who died in a wreck on Wednesday near the Sherrills Ford community.
State troopers were called to the scene of the crash shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday. The fatal, one-vehicle crash took place on N.C. Hwy. 150 near Grassy Creek Road, a news release from the N.C. State Highway Patrol said.
A 1993 Ford dump truck, driven by Miles, ran off the road and collided with several trees. Miles died at the scene.
Investigating troopers are considering the possibility of a medical condition as a factor in the collision, the release stated.
Miles was not restrained by a seat belt, the release said.
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