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One Person Killed in Collision in Viewmont Saturday

The Hickory Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Saturday (November 12). The deceased is 46-year-old Gerald Ray Fulbright of Hickory.

At 6:07 p.m. Saturday, a box truck was traveling south on N.C. 127 when it moved into the middle turning lane to turn left onto 31st Avenue Court N.E., just north of the Belle Hollow shopping center. As the driver of the vehicle turned onto the street, a moped, traveling north on N.C. 127, collided with the rear passenger side of the box truck. Mr. Fulbright, who was driving the moped, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Catawba County E.M.S.

No charges had been filed as of Monday morning (November 14). The investigation is ongoing.