Leland man dies in motorcycle crash on U.S. 74
By WECT Staff | February 26, 2021 at 11:54 AM EST – Updated February 26 at 12:19 PM
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – A Leland man died after crashing his motorcycle on U.S. 74/76 Wednesday night.
According to Sgt. Long with the N.C. Highway Patrol, Hunter Preset, 26, was traveling west on U.S. 74 near N.C. 133 around 7:40 p.m. when his motorcycle ran off the roadway to the right, struck a bridge barrier, and overturned down an embankment.
Preset died at the scene.
Long said Highway Patrol investigators determined speed was a factor in the crash.
No other vehicles were involved.
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