The truck went off the side of the road before hitting trees and flipping over. It happened around 7:50 a.m. near Edgemont Road between Wendell and Zebulon.
Troopers said the driver was pinned in the wreckage. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He was later identified as 61-year-old Robert Earl Faison of Bailey, NC.
The truck belonged to Stock Building Supply.