One killed in Brunswick County crash

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A 72-year-old man is dead after an early morning crash in Brunswick County Monday.

According to Sgt. King with the State Highway Patrol, a trooper responded to a crash on Gilbert Road just before 7 a.m.

After investigating, officials said a GMC Sierra pickup truck was heading east when the driver missed a curve and ran off the road to the right. The truck hit a ditch and flipped over. The driver was trapped inside and died at the scene. He was identified as George Washington Bellamy of Bolivia. No one else was in the truck at the time of the crash.

Highway Patrol said no impairment is suspected; however, speed was a factor and Bellamy was not wearing his seatbelt.

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