Motorcyclist killed in crash with fire truck in south Charlotte, officials say

CHARLOTTE — A motorcyclist was killed when it collided with a Charlotte Fire Department ladder truck Monday, fire officials said.

Ladder 24 was responding to a call when the crash happened at about 5:40 p.m. on Pineville-Matthews Road at McMahan Road in south Charlotte.

The crew of Ladder 24 began treating the person on the scene who was taken to a hospital and died.

The wreck is under investigation.

Traffic was being diverted to Carmel and Johnston roads.

No further information has been released.

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