Motorcyclist killed in crash on W. Gate City Boulevard

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on W. Gate City Boulevard early Wednesday morning, according to police.

At about 12:50 a.m., officers responded to the reported wreck between Tate Street and Dillard Street.

Police say 48-year-old Keith Alston, of Greensboro, was riding a 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle east on W. Gate City at a high speed when he hit a 2013 Nissan Altima.

Alston was thrown off the bike and died from his injuries.

Police believe speed and impairment were factors in this crash.

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