Conover motorcycle crash leaves 1 dead, troopers say
Investigators speed was a contributing factor.
CONOVER, N.C. (WBTV) - A motorcyclist was killed Saturday night in a single-vehicle accident in Catawba County.
Troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol reported that it happened around 10:50 p.m. on 1st West Street near Deborah Herman Road.
Troopers said the motorcycle, driven by 25-year-old Dustin Tyler Hagler of Charlotte, was headed east on 1st Street West. Hagler then drove off the right side of the road, hitting a utility pole and a tree, according to troopers.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to investigators, speed is believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.
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