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More Information Released On Fatal Crash, Hickory Man Identified As Person Killed

More Information Released On Fatal Crash, Hickory Man Identified As Person Killed

More information has been released on a fatal crash in Alexander County Tuesday (November 30). The accident was reported in the Bethlehem Community at approximately 5:25 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 127 and Rink Dam Road. 39-year-old Brandon Scott Smith of Hickory was killed in the collision.

A motorcycle, driven by Mr. Smith was traveling north on Highway 127 according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Smith’s motorcycle was struck by a pickup truck that was traveling south and attempting to turn left onto Rink Dam Road. Smith was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The male driver of the pickup truck was not injured. Charges are possible in this case, authorities were consulting with the District Attorney’s office.

[Story courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]