Whiteville man pronounced dead following single-vehicle crash

Whiteville man pronounced dead following single-vehicle crash

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A Whiteville man was involved in a deadly car crash around noon Saturday.

According to Trooper Capps with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Wilbert Huston, 57, was traveling northwest on Highway 130, just north of Brunswick County, in a 2007 Mazda when he ran off the road on the right, over-corrected, and ran off the road on the left, hitting a tree.

Huston was airlifted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Capps said neither alcohol nor speed are expected to factor into the investigation.

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