A Catawba County man was killed in a crash in Iredell County. The deceased is 33-year-old Joey Daniel Mitzel of Conover. At approximately 5:40 p.m. Wednesday (May 18) the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to Rimrock Road near Cartner Road. A moped was traveling east on Rimrock Road and collided head-on with a westbound 2004 Honda Civic.
The driver of the moped, Joey Daniel Mitzel passed away at the scene as a result of his injuries. The driver of the Honda, a 20-year-old Harmony man, and two child passengers were not injured. No charges have been filed. The collision remains under investigation.