A Burke County man was killed in a Catawba County crash. On Tuesday (December 21) at approximately 6:30 p.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to Bolton Road near Hudson Chapel Road. A 2005 GMC Sierra was traveling north on Bolton Road, ran off the road to the right in a curve, traveled down an embankment, and overturned into a creek.
The driver, 57-year-old Todd Martin Bradshaw of Hildebran, passed away as a result of his injuries at the scene. He was restrained by a seatbelt. Investigating troopers do not suspect impairment to be a contributing factor. There were no other passengers in the vehicle.