The Hickory Police Department says a 91-year-old Gaston County man reported missing last week died in a crash Sunday (February 7) in Hickory. A Silver Alert was issued for Donald Joy on February 3. He was last seen that day in Mt. Holly.
Joy’s pickup truck was discovered off 9th Street Drive NE after it had been involved in a crash. According to police reports, Joy’s truck ran off the road and crashed. There is no report of another vehicle being involved in the incident.[Story: Courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]