Troopers investigating fatal single-vehicle collision near Creek Road

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol Troopers are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that occurred on N.C. 55 Thursday morning.

A vehicle collision was reported on N.C. 55 near Turkey Quarter and Creek Road.  

Officials said it happened Thursday around 8:55 a.m.

David C. Welsh, 41, of New Bern, was traveling east on N.C. 55 above the speed limit, officials said.

Welsh ran off the road to the right, overcorrected, and ran off the road to the left.

He then collided with an embankment causing the vehicle to overturn.  

The vehicle came to rest on its top. 

No charges will be filed.

Trooper R.A. Woods is investigating the accident.

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