The body of Eugene Jones, 69, of Rowan County, was found Thursday morning in his pickup truck, which ran off Upper Lick Fork road and overturned into a creek.
A relative found the truck, Rowan County Coroner John Northcutt said.
From all indications, Northcutt said, the accident occurred late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. No other vehicles were involved. The cause of death has been ruled a drowning, Northcutt said.