Troopers: Man dies in single-vehicle wreck in Hot Springs

FILE - North Carolina Highway Patrol. A Tennessee man has died after a single-vehicle wreck in Hot Springs Wednesday morning, troopers say. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff)

A Tennessee man has died after a single-vehicle wreck in Hot Springs on Wednesday morning.

Trooper Murico L. Stephens with North Carolina Highway Patrol says it happened along U.S. 25/70 just after 8:30 a.m.

Stephens says driver Jesse Ray Tipton, 33, of White Pine, was driving a Honda CRV when it traveled off the road and into an embankment.

Troopers say the vehicle had overturned and Tipton was partially ejected.

Tipton died as a result of his injuries, Stephens said.

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