Gastonia man killed in single-car wreck Friday night
05/24/2014 8:02 AM
05/24/2014 1:10 PM
A driver was killed late Friday when his car ran off a road and struck a tree, Gastonia Police said.
Shortly after 11 p.m., authorities said Brandon Dreher, 31, was traveling west on West Davidson Avenue when he lost control of his 2008 Nissan Altima near the intersection of North Weldon Street.
He ran off the road on the left, struck a tree and was ejected from the vehicle, police said.
According to authorities, Dreher wasn’t wearing a seat belt and speed was a contributing factor to the collision. Police said he died at the scene.
Anyone with information about the collision is asked call Gastonia Police Department Traffic Enforcement at 704-866-6702.
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