Speed Factor in Deadly Union County Accident

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UNION COUNTY, N.C. — Union County Highway Patrol confirms speed was a factor in a crash that killed a Mineral Springs man.

The single-vehicle accident happened on Potter Road South just after 3:30 p.m. Troopers say the 22-year-old man was driving too fast around a curve when his car ran off the side of the road and struck a tree. 

Troopers have not identified the victim. 

WCCB has a crew at the scene and will update further as details become available.