The NC Highway Patrol says that a man riding a motorcycle is dead after a fatal collision.
Officials say that it happened around 12:51, Sunday afternoon on Florence Road near Murphy Farm Road in Pamlico County near Merritt.
Troopers say that 38-year-old Steven Keech of Pollocksville was riding his 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle south on Florence Road when he crossed the center line in a curve and struck a 1999 Dodge pickup truck traveling north. Keech died as a result of the accident.
No charges are expected to be made and alcohol involvement of either driver is not suspected by troopers.
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