Man dies in one-vehicle crash

Published 1:15 pm Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Hwy Patrol estimates speed of 100 mph

A Moore, S.C. man was killed in a one-vehicle crash on Monday, Oct. 31 in Green Creek, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.

Bennett Charles Summey, 37 was traveling south on Hwy. 9 when he ran off the road to the right, hit a small embankment and flipped, according to N.C. State Trooper Matthew Strawbridge.

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Strawbridge said Summey’s vehicle was estimated to be going 100 m.p.h. at the time of the wreck. Summey was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle, Strawbridge said.

The wreck occurred in a curve near Harmon Dairy around 10:40 a.m. Monday. Summey was driving a four-door Land Rover.