Salisbury man killed in wreck on N.C. 150

Published 12:00 am Monday, October 3, 2011

A Salisbury man was killed in a wreck this morning on N.C. 150 at about 6 a.m after his vehicle swerved off the road and hit a tree.
According to Troooper D.T. Sloop of the N.C. Highway Patrol, John Patrick Jobe, 59, of 2105 Old Concord Road was driving his Ford Taurus east when it veered to the left across traffic. After striking a tree, the vehicle then flipped and landed on its roof in the 3100 block of N.C. 150.
Jobe was reportedly dead on arrival.
Officials on the scene said Jobe was the only one in the vehicle. No one else was involved in the crash.
The early morning crash shut down both lanes of N.C. 150, forcing drivers to use Airport Road and Sherrills Ford Road for detours.
Monday’s wreck happened just a few hundred feet from the site of a crash that left a man hospitalized two weeks ago. The man was taken by helicopter to Carolinas Medical Center at Charlotte after his SUV struck a tree.