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Fatal Crash Reported In Morganton Thursday

Fatal Crash Reported In Morganton Thursday

Authorities report a fatal crash in Morganton Thursday night (April 7). According to published reports, one person was killed in the collision that occurred at the intersection of Sanford And Kirksey drives and Lenoir Road.

According to the reports, shortly after 8 p.m. a vehicle was turning left onto Lenoir Road from Sanford Drive when it struck a motorcycle that was continuing straight onto Sanford Drive from Kirksey Drive.

The motorcycle rider was pronounced deceased at the scene, according to Morganton Public Safety. The driver of the other vehicle was not reported to have any serious injuries. The road was closed while officers investigated the scene. According to the reports, impairment is not believed to be a factor, however charges are pending. No names were initially released.