VASS, N.C. (WNCN) – A 39-year-old motorcyclist was killed when his vehicle plowed into a tree Thursday outside Vass, the Aberdeen Times reported.
The victim, identified as Joseph Daniel Harrison, of Whispering Pines, was driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle on Airport Road between Whispering Pines and Vass around 2 p.m. when the vehicle left the roadway.
The motorcycle then slammed into a tree. Harrison was declared dead at the scene, the Times said.
The Aberdeen Times reported this is ninth traffic fatality in Moore County since March 18.