Troopers investigate single-vehicle crash that left man dead in Greene County

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Troopers are investigating after a single-vehicle crash left a man dead in Greene County early Wednesday morning.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol said the crash happened on Highway 903 north of the Jason Mart in Greene County.

Troopers said that a white SUV ran off the left side of the road, struck a culvert and then overturned.

The driver, identified as 20-year-old Edgar Abrego, was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to troopers, Abrego wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and was thrown as a result of the wreck.

Troopers said that speed was a factor in the crash and an alcohol test is pending.

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