26-year-old dies in crash

Published 1:14 pm Saturday, July 26, 2014

A North Carolina man died Saturday morning in a single-vehicle accident on Carolina Road.

The victim has been identified as Kenneth James Wiggins Jr., 26, of Hobbsville. The accident happened about 5:56 a.m. in the 700-800 block of Carolina Road just before the Southwest Suffolk Bypass.

According to a city news release, the Toyota Tundra four-door pickup truck was traveling northbound when it left the roadway, struck a culvert and flipped several times.

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Wiggins, the lone occupant of the vehicle, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed for the morning and part of the afternoon while police investigated.