Man dies after running off Iredell County road, hitting tree

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — A man died when his SUV ran off the road and into a tree Tuesday, troopers said.

It happened around 3 a.m. in Iredell County on Linwood Road near Patterson Farm Road.

Investigators said 42-year-old Michael Angelo Fusaro was driving a 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe down Linwood Road when he ran off the right side and hit a tree.

Fusaro died at the scene, highway patrol said.

Authorities believe Fusaro’s speed led to the crash.

The road was partially closed for about two hours.

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