The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has notified the City of Morganton that the contractor for…
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is requesting the public’s assistance regarding a stopped school bus violation that occurred on Carlyle Road at Farmdale Drive in Iredell County at about 2:37 p.m. yesterday (January 4).
A motorcyclist traveling north on Carlyle Road passed a stopped school bus with its warning lights activated and stop arm extended as a child was crossing the road. According to the Highway Patrol, the motorcyclist almost struck the child and continued north.
A person of interest has been identified. The white male driver was operating what appeared to be a Kawasaki Ninja 400. The driver was wearing a black & red helmet, a black Alpine Stars Jacket with red & white on the right arm, and a red Adidas backpack. The motorcyclist was also in the area of U.S. Highway 21 at Julian Place at 2:40 p.m. and N.C. Highway 115 northbound at Pine Lake Preparatory School at 4:20 p.m.
Anyone who recognizes the person of interest should contact the Highway Patrol at 828-466-5500 or *47. The investigation is ongoing.