Man hurt in motorcycle crash in Moore County

EASTWOOD, N.C. (WNCN) — A man was injured when his motorcycle crashed outside of Eastwood in Moore county on Sunday.

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The wreck happened in the 1400 block of McCaskill Road off  US Highway 15-501 around 3 p.m., according to the Aberdeen Times.

When emergency officials arrived, the motorcycle was at the wood line just off the highway with the injured rider on the ground.

The rider was nearby being assisted by several people who had stopped to help.

Emergency officials called for a helicopter the crash but one was not available due to the weather.

The victim was transported by ambulance to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

One lane of McCaskill Road was closed while the injured man was assisted and the accident scene investigated.

Carthage Fire & Rescue, Eastwood Fire Department, Moore County EMS, Carthage Police Department, and the NC State Highway Patrol responded to the crash.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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