One Person Killed in Single-Car Crash in Statesville Last Night

WBTV is reporting that a single-car wreck left one person dead last night in Statesville. Troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 7:15pm on U.S. 70, near Triplett Road. A 2018 Chevrolet Traverse driven by Shaun Michael Pace, 33, ran off the road to the left into a wooded area, troopers said. The car then hit a tree and caught fire. Troopers say Pace died at the scene. There were no other passengers. The circumstances leading up to the crash are still under investigation.