Weather-related crash kills man

January 21, 2009 5:00:31 AM PST
The Highway Patrol says a Creedmoor man died when he lost control of his vehicle because of snow and ice and hit a tree along a rural road in Granville County.It happened on State Route 1618 south of Oxford.

Investigators have identified the dead man as 57-year-old Edward Wayne Dudley.

A patrol spokesman says the wreck was one of more than 2,500 accident calls that troopers handled during snowstorm Tuesday.

The National Weather Service says up to 3 inches of snow fell in Granville County.