Leland man dies in motorcycle crash on Highway 421 in New Hanover County
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The highway patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened in New Hanover County early Wednesday morning.
The accident occurred around 4 a.m. in the southbound lane of Highway 421 near Sutton Lake Road.
According to Sgt. D. Gould with the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the motorcyclist rear ended an SUV.
The motorcyclist was identified as Clifforinado Dye, 55, of Leland and he died at the scene.
Sgt. Gould said the driver of the SUV was not at fault. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Both the north and southbound lanes of Highway 421 were shut down for about two hours until the scene was cleared of debris.