RUTHERFORD CO., NC (WSPA) – Troopers say a man died in a crash Monday morning in Rutherford County.
The crash happened just after 7:30am Monday at the intersection of Brooks Road and Whiteside Road.
According to North Carolina State Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling south on Brooks Road when it ran a stop sign and struck the passenger side of another vehicle.
The driver of the second vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle, troopers said.
The victim, 44-year-old James Allen Coffey of Bostic, died from his injuries at the scene.
Troopers say the crash remains under investigation at this time.