On April 19, a 73-year-old man from Sampson County suffered fatal personal injuries in a crash on old U.S. 701, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.
The accident took place shortly before 3 p.m., approximately three miles north of Garland, according to a report filed by Trooper J.L. Murphy.
The report said that Marty Underwood, who resided on the same road where the crash took place, was eastbound in his 2001 Chrysler van when it ran off the road to the left, hit a tree, and overturned, the report said.
Underwood, who was wearing his seat belt, died at the scene, according to the report.