Charges expected against driver in deadly Catawba County crash

Charges expected against driver in deadly Catawba County crash
(Steve Ohnesorge | WBTV)
(Steve Ohnesorge | WBTV)
(Steve Ohnesorge | WBTV)
(Steve Ohnesorge | WBTV)

CATAWBA COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Charges are expected against a driver in a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Catawba County Tuesday morning, troopers say.

The wreck, involving a car and a motorcycle, happened at the intersection of Old Highway 10 and Highway 70, just outside the city of Catawba.

Troopers say a woman drove through a red light in the man's path and the motorcycle hit the car broadside. The motorcyclist was thrown and killed.

The woman went to a hospital to be checked out and is expected to be okay.

No names have been released. Troopers expect the woman will be charged by Tuesday evening.

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