Motorcyclist killed after crashing into car in west Charlotte

Motorcyclist killed after crashing into car in west Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A person motorcyclist killed after colliding with a car Saturday afternoon in west Charlotte has been identified by police as 29-year-old Theodore Roosevelt Wall.

The crash happened just after 4 p.m. on Freedom Drive near Pacific Street.

Police say the motorcyclist was speeding down the road when it crashed into a car,

Police say a Dodge Charger was attempting to turn left onto Pacific Street from Freedom Drive at the same time the motorcycle was traveling at a high speed down the middle lane. Wall tried to stop to avoid colliding with Dodger, but ended up colliding with the car. Wall was pronounced dead on scene.

The driver of the charger was not impaired, police say, but did have a suspended driver’s license. The driver was charged with driving while license revoked and possession of marijuana.

Speed is a factor for Wall, police say. Impairment results are still pending. Police say he was not wearing a DOT-approved helmet.

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