Motorcyclist killed in crash during pursuit in Wilkes County
WILKES COUNTY, N.C. — A motorcyclist was killed in a crash during a pursuit in Wilkes County Wednesday, according to Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Michael Baker.
At 5:28 p.m., a trooper tried to stop a motorcyclist for speeding on U.S. 421.
The motorcyclist tried to get away, starting a pursuit.
During the pursuit, the motorcyclist crashed near the intersection of U.S. 421 and Minton Road and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The deceased’s name has not been released.