1 dead in Harnett County after pickup strikes motorcycle

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Thursday, May 4, 2023
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COATS, N.C. (WTVD) -- One person is dead after a crash involving a pickup and a motorcycle on Thursday in Harnett County.

Officials responded to reports of a wreck about 1 p.m. at Clayhole Road and Crawford Road just outside Coats.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol told an ABC11 breaking news crew at the scene that a pickup apparently ran a stop sign on Clayhole Road hitting a motorcyclist traveling on Crawford Road.

First responders found the motorcycle in the front yard of a home and the pickup in the roadway. The driver of the motorcycle was taken to a hospital but later died.

The pickup driver was not injured.

No charges have been filed at this time. The crash remains under investigation.