Man killed in motorcycle crash in northwest Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man was killed in a motorcycle crash in northwest Charlotte Wednesday night, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said.

Officers responded to the accident at the intersection of Hovis Road and Northern Drive just before 11 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a motorcycle with front-end damage and a Freightliner tractor with a trailer attached to it.

Police said the driver of the motorcycle, identified as 41-year-old Jeremy Caine Green, was found in the road and died at the scene. The driver of the truck wasn’t hurt.

Police said the initial investigation revealed that the truck was on Northern Drive attempting to make a left turn onto Hovis Road when it crossed into the path of the motorcycle. The motorcycle hit the driver-side front tire of the truck.

Impairment and speed are suspected as contributing factors to this crash, according to CMPD.

Witnesses are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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