Carthage Man Dies in One-Vehicle Wreck
A Carthage man died in a one-vehicle wreck this morning on Beulah Church Road, 11 miles north of Pinehurst.
Ciro Vilar Rodriguez, 36, of the 3800 block of Old Carthage Road, died when the 1991 Toyota pickup truck he was driving left the road, flipped over and struck a tree, according an incident report filed with the state highway patrol.
Rodriguez, who was wearing his seatbelt, was reportedly driving 80 in a 55 mph zone.
He lost control of his vehicle at 1:15 a.m. today and drove the vehicle off the right side of the Beulah Church Road, according to reports. He steered the vehicle back across the road before it eventually struck a tree.
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