State Police responded to a crash on Route 161 in Woodland around 8 p.m. last night.
Police say that 29 year old Ryan Lowell of Limestone had been traveling south on Route 161 when he lost control of his truck.
According to police, the truck drove off an embankment, flipped end over end, crashed through several trees and then came to rest on it’s roof in a field.
Police say that Lowell had been trying to light a cigarette when he dropped his lighter and became distracted attempting to locate it. Lowell swerved into the northbound lane, over-corrected, and then drove off the steep embankment.
Lowell was driven by private vehicle to Cary Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.