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Alexander County Crash Results In Fatality

A Stony Point man was killed in a crash in Alexander County. The deceased is 58-year-old Allen Brent Troutman. On Friday (September 9) at approximately 4:05 p.m., the N.C. State Highway Patrol responded to N.C. 90 at the intersection with Cheatham Ford Road.

A 2014 Dodge Caravan was traveling east on NC 90, attempted to turn left onto Cheatham Ford Road, failed to yield the right of way, and collided with a westbound 2009 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The van then collided with another vehicle which was stopped for traffic.

The driver of the van, a 93-year-old Hiddenite resident, was not injured. A passenger in the van received minor injuries and was transported by EMS to a local hospital. The driver of the motorcycle, Allen Brent Troutman passed away as a result of his injuries at the scene. The driver of the third vehicle was not injured.

NC 90 was closed in the area for approximately two and a half hours during the on-scene investigation.