ZEBULON, North Carolina (WTVD) --The Zebulon Police Department says a man died when his pickup slammed into a tree Tuesday.
It happened just after 5:30 p.m. at the 64 west exit to N. Arendell (NC 96).
Investigators said 50-year-old Melvin Richardson of Wendell tried to take the exit at high speed and lost control. They said alcohol is suspected in the crash.
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Richardson was rushed to WakeMed where he died Tuesday evening.
There were no passengers in the truck and no other vehicles were involved.
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