Man dies after being ejected in single-vehicle wreck in Clayton, troopers say

Johnston County News

CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) – One person died in an accident on N.C. 42 in Clayton Tuesday evening, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said.

A man was driving west on N.C. 42 near Motorcycle Road when he hit the concrete median, flipped, and was ejected. The man wasn’t wearing his seatbelt, troopers said.

Speed was a factor.

An alert from the North Carolina Department of Transportation said N.C. 42 was closed for an undetermined period of time.

No further information was released.

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