Salisbury man killed in single-vehicle collision near Rowan, Davie line

Published 4:39 pm Monday, July 15, 2019

By Shavonne Walker

shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com

A Salisbury man was killed in a single-vehicle crash after his pickup left the road and overturned several times, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.

Darryl Locke Hoffman, 63, died about 4 p.m. Sunday in the accident on U.S. 601 in Davie County just before the Rowan County line. He was traveling southbound in a Z-71 Chevrolet pickup when he ran off the road to the right, collided with a mailbox and struck a driveway culvert, according to the Highway Patrol.

Hoffman’s truck overturned multiple times, the report said.

Hoffman, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the pickup. He was the only person in the vehicle.

Highway Patrol Trooper A.T. Doss investigated the collision. The Davie County Sheriff’s Office, rescue squad and Jerusalem Fire Department also responded to the accident.

The cause of the collision has not been released pending a report from the medical examiner.

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