JOHNSTON COUNTY (WTVD) --The North Carolina Highway Patrol has identified the driver who was killed in a fiery crash on Castleberry Road in Johnston County Friday morning.
Troopers said he was 23-year-old Michael Clement of Clayton.
Investigators said Clement was headed south on Castleberry Road when he went around a curve and lost control.
The vehicle then went onto the left shoulder where it collided with a tree and became engulfed in flames.
Around 7:20 a.m., an off-duty officer noticed the extinguished vehicle off the roadway and called authorities.
Investigators said speed was a factor in the crash.
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