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Troopers: 1 dead, 3 injured after collision involving multiple motorcycles in McDowell Co.

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MARION, NC (FOX Carolina) -

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said one person has died and three others were injured after a collision involving multiple motorcycles. 

The accident occurred on Old Clear Creek Road in Marion around 2:50 p.m. 

According to troopers, three motorcycles were traveling on Old Clear Creek Road when they crossed the center line and hit a van head on. 

Troopers said one motorcyclist was ejected and died from the impact. One motorcyclist was seriously injured and had to be airlifted to Mission Hospital. Two other motorcyclists had a broken arm and broken leg, troopers said. 

NCSHP said speed was a factor in the collision, but no charges have been filed at this time. 

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