The crash happened on I-440 near the Lake Boone Trail exit just after 12:30 a.m. The SUV crashed into the back of the scooter in the center lane of the interstate, according to a police report. causing Dalton King Jr. to be thrown off the scooter. King, of Raleigh, died from his injuries.
Police said the scooter was not capable of accelerating above 30 miles per hour.
Traffic was detoured onto Lake Boone Trail before the stretch cleared around 5:20 a.m.
Watch out for I-440 EB at Lake Boone Trail. A crash from earlier has closed this section of I-440. Traffic is being detoured onto Lake Boone. Avoid if possible or be prepared to add some time to your commute until it clears. #ABC11 #traffic— Kim Deaner (@kimdeanerabc11) November 11, 2020