Local News

Motorcyclist killed in Nash County wreck

Posted July 14, 2011 8:09 a.m. EDT

— A motorcyclist died after hitting a tree in Nash County on Wednesday night, the North Carolina Highway Patrol said. 

Laverne Edwards, 64, was traveling on Battleboro Avenue when he drove off of the road and hit a tree. Investigators believe he was speeding and not wearing a helmet

Edwards died at the scene.

The wreck is under investigation.