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Man Killed In Catawba County Crash

A Charlotte man was killed in a Catawba County crash. the deceased is 25-year-old Dustin Tyler Hagler.

On Saturday (September 23) at approximately 10:50 p.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to 1st Street West near Deborah Herman Road in Catawba County. A 2015 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling east on 1st Street West and drove off the right side of the road, striking a utility pole and tree. The driver was ejected from the motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, Dustin Tyler Hagler passed away as a result of his injuries at the scene. During the on-scene investigation, 1st Street West was partially closed in the area for one hour. The initial investigation indicates excessive speed as a contributing factor to the collision.