A North Wilkesboro man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday night on Rock Creek Road about seven miles north of North Wilkesboro, according to Trooper Z.M. Jennings of the N.C. Highway Patrol.
Killed was Shannon Matthew Wyatt, 35, of Airport Road, driver of a 2000 Toyota sport/utility vehicle, Jennings said. The wreck happened shortly after 8 p.m.
Wyatt was traveling south when his vehicle went off on the right, came back onto the road and overturned multiple times, Jennings said. The vehicle went off on the left and came to rest on its wheels.
Wyatt was thrown from the vehicle as it overturned and came to rest on the shoulder of the road, the trooper said.
Wilkes EMS personnel and Mountain View first responders and firemen were at the scene.
Damage to the Toyota was estimated by Jennings at $8,000.