Single car accident kills one in Wilmington

Posted by Laura Sinacori - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - One man is dead and another injured after their car flipped at the intersection of College and Waltmoor Roads.

According to Wilmington Police Officers, the single car accident happened just after 6:00 Sunday evening. They say the vehicle ran off the highway.

The driver, 54-year-old Ervin Smith, was pronounced dead, and his passenger, Robert Woodruff, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officials say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the accident.

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