Motorcyclist dies after wreck on River Road near Riverlights community

Motorcycle accident (Photo: Chris Yarzab / CC BY 2.0)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington police say the motorcyclist who crashed on River Road Monday afternoon has died.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, 35-year-old Jason Bennet died while in the hospital Wednesday morning.

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Police say Bennet was driving around a round-about near the Riverlights community when he ran off the road and was thrown from his bike.

Bennet was the only person involved in the wreck and police report he was wearing a helmet.