Motorcyclist killed after crashing into boat trailer near Statesville

Motorcyclist killed after crashing into boat trailer near Statesville

IREDELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A motorcyclist was killed after crashing into a boat trailer on a road near Statesville Sunday night.

According to North Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened northwest of Statesville on Old Mountain Road near Alpine Circle and Street Rod Loop.

Troopers say a man on a motorcycle crashed into a truck pulling a boat trailer as the truck driver pulled into a driveway.

Highway Patrol says alcohol and speed don’t appear to be factors in the crash.

A portion of Old Mountain Road was temporarily closed as emergency officials worked to clear the scene. The road reopened around 9 p.m.

No one else was injured in the crash.

Troopers are still investigating the cause of the accident. No further information was released.

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