According to a preliminary report by Trooper Levern Bynum of the state Highway Patrol, Elton Richardson, 31, was traveling north near the 155.5 mile marker in the Enfield area when he ran off the road.
He overcorrected and ran off the road to the right. His vehicle collided with an embankment and rolled several times before he was ejected.
The vehicle then collided with a fence before coming to an uncontrolled rest off the roadway and facing southbound.
Overcorrection was listed as the contributing factor in the crash which occurred shortly after 12:45 p.m.
Sergeant M.P. Cape encourages anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call the state Highway Patrol at 252-536-2224 or 1-800-662-7956.