A Leland man was killed after his car ran off the road and overturned early Monday morning near Leland.
According to N.C. State Highway Patrol 1st Sgt. A.E. Morris, Lyman Dick Haskett Jr., 60, of 1992 Maco Road, was traveling south on N.C. 87 when his vehicle ran off the road and overturned around 5:40 a.m. Monday.
Morris said Haskett, who was driving a 1995 Nissan pickup truck, ran off the road on the right shoulder, struck a ditch and overturned. The truck came to rest lying on its top.