Troopers: Man dies in crash after dropping off child at day care in Gaston County

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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.

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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 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.