Motorcyclist Killed In Carteret County Crash

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One man is dead following a motorcycle crash on Highway 70 in Carteret County.

The Highway Patrol says 64-year-old Anthony Rodriguez of Newport was killed in the crash at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday near Newport. His motorcycle was one of three heading east on the highway, and troopers say he lost control in a curve, went into an embankment and was thrown from his bike.

Troopers say Rodriguez was retired from the military.