A man died in a crash Thursday morning just after dropping off his child at day care in Gaston County, according to North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
Troopers responded to the crash around 7 a.m. on Hickory Grove Road near East Gaston High School.
According to highway patrol, the victim, later identified as Joshua Mullins, was heading to work when he had a medical incident.
Officials said he has a history of seizures. He then rear-ended another vehicle, went off the road and hit a tree.
A father who just dropped his child off at daycare died in a crash near Stanley. Joshua Mullins was headed to work this morning. Troopers say he has a history of seizures. They say he rear ended the car in front of him, drove 500 feet off of Hickory Grove Road and hit a tree. pic.twitter.com/aqHnExEYLN
— Ken (@kenlemonWSOC9) August 18, 2022
A Gofundme page has been set up to support Mullins’ wife and three children and help pay for a funeral.
No other details have been released.
This is a developing story. Check back with us for updates.