BOLIVIA, N.C. (WWAY) — A man has died in a single vehicle accident that backed traffic up for miles on Highway 17.
The accident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 10, around 1 p.m. roughly two miles south of Bolivia.
Highway Patrol says that Harold Spencer Jr., of Southport, was traveling south on Highway 17 when his truck ran off the roadway to the right and collided with a tree.
The truck briefly caught on fire.
AirLink’s medivac team landed at the scene at 1:20 p.m. and stayed on the scene for about 20 minutes.