Chowan man dies in crash


Chowan Herald

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

EDENTON — A Chowan County man died Saturday night following a single-vehicle accident on N.C. Highway 37, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.

Thomas Allen Dail, 31, of Montpelier Drive, was driving south on N.C. 37 around 10:17 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle, the patrol said. The vehicle hit a ditch, flipped over and overturned in a field.

Dail, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene, a patrol trooper said.

The accident happened less than a quarter-mile from N.C. Highway 32 in the northern end of Chowan County, the patrol said.  

The Chowan Sheriff's Department assisted at the accident scene, the patrol said.