Gastonia man killed in dirt bike wreck identified

Gastonia man killed in dirt bike wreck identified

GASTONIA, NC (WBTV) - A 29-year-old man was killed while riding a dirt bike in Gastonia Saturday afternoon.

According to the Gastonia Police Department, Floyd Terrell Miller was driving a dirt bike on the shoulder of Bessemer City Road and was heading south around 1 p.m. Police said Miller was driving in a "careless and reckless manner."

Miller failed to stop for a red light and then struck the passenger side of a 2013 Chrysler, officers said.  Miller was taken to CaroMont Regional Medical Center where he later died.

Police say Miller was wearing a helmet at the time of the wreck.

If you have any information about this incident, you're asked to call the Gastonia Police Department at 704-866-6702.

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