Fatal Accident On Highway 24

State Troopers say around 8 a.m. a pickup truck traveling west on Highway 24 lost control and went off the road.

The pickup continued off the road for about 500 feet before it collided with a large mound of dirt.

The driver, 58-year-old Michael Patterson was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash and died at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

As of 9 a.m. the highway had reopened after the accident.

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