Man killed in motorcycle crash in south Charlotte, police say

CHARLOTTE — A man has died after being ejected from his motorcycle in south Charlotte on Wednesday night, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

The crash happened at 11:32 p.m. on Sharon Road West.

At the scene, officers found a damaged 2007 Kawasaki off of the road and a man lying in the roadway.

The victim, identified as, 28-year-old James John Madeline, was pronounced dead at the scene by MEDIC.

CMPD crash investigators say that Madeline was traveling west on Sharon Road West when he lost control of the motorcycle and ran off the right side of the road. He was then ejected from the bike.

Police don’t know if speeding or alcohol were factors in the crash.

The investigation into this crash is active and ongoing.

This is a developing story; check back at wsoctv.com for updates.

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