Marine killed in motorcycle crash


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Jonathan Hatch, 22, sustained fatal injuries as a result of a motorcycle accident around 9:00 Saturday night.

According to Wilmington Police spokeswoman Lucy Crockett, the preliminary investigation shows the motorcycle was on Carolina Beach Road heading toward downtown. As Hatch headed into the curve at the crossover of Carolina Beach Road, Burnett Boulevard and Third Street, he hit the median and landed on Burnett Boulevard.

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Hatch was a member of the United States Marine Corps, stationed at Camp Lejeune.

Police are still investigating the crash.