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Wilkes County Motorcyclist Killed in Saturday Crash

At about 1:30 p.m. Saturday (August 27), the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to a fatal collision in Wilkes County on East Carter Mill Road near Elkin Creek Mill Road. The deceased is 33-year-old James Daniel Holloway III from the Wilkes County community of Traphill.

The accident occurred when a northbound 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe on East Carter Mill Road crossed the centerline and collided with a southbound 2001 Honda Shadow motorcycle. The driver of the Hyundai, a 51-year-old Elkin woman, was injured. Mr. Holloway, who was driving the motorcycle, passed away at the scene.

Charges are pending the Highway Patrol’s ongoing investigation and consultation with the Wilkes County District Attorney’s Office.