Motorcyclist killed in Sneads Ferry, driver of military vehicle charged

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A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Sneads Ferry on Monday. (Photo: WCTI)

SNEADS FERRY, NC (WCTI) — The Highway Patrol confirmed to NewsChannel 12 the driver of a motorcycle has died and the driver of a military vehicle has been charged in an accident that happened Monday evening in Sneads Ferry.

Troopers said Thomas Eugene Martin, 68, of Sneads Ferry, died in the crash.

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NewsChannel 12’s Leland Pinder reports the accident happened on Hwy. 210 in Sneads Ferry just after 4 p.m. Troopers were on the scene for several hours. They told Pinder the motorcyclist was killed instantly when the military vehicle crossed the center line trying to avoid traffic that had stopped suddenly.

Click here to read more at WCTI12.com.