ID of man who died after crash on I-26 in Polk Co.

I-26 macedonia rd fatal crash

POLK Co., NC (WSPA) – One person has died after a crash on I-26, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.

The driver of a tractor-trailer was killed in the crash. Troopers say the truck crashed into the guard rail and fell between two bridges that span Macedonia Road.

The driver has been identified as 62-year-old Thomas Frederick Jones, III, according to N.C. Highway Patrol.

The accident happened around 5:45 a.m. Monday.

All lanes of I-26 westbound are open again.

Macedonia Road is closed.

The trailer was empty when the crash happened.

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