Motorcyclist killed in crash on U.S. 70 in Wayne County

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WTVD) -- Troopers say a motorcyclist is dead after crashing on U.S. 70 in Wayne County - east of Goldsboro.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol said it started in Johnston County when a trooper tried to pull over 34-year-old Ahmad Sharrieff for speeding.

Troopers said Sharrieff kept heading east, then lost control of his bike after entering Wayne County.

Investigators say Sharrieff went into the median and slammed into a highway sign.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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