NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A Hampstead man was killed in a motorcycle wreck Wednesday night on Holly Shelter Road.
According to Sgt. Horniak with the N.C. State Highway Patrol, Donald Brailsford, 60, died at the scene of the single-vehicle wreck.
Just before 10 p.m., Brailsford ran off the road near the 5200 block of Holly Shelter Road and struck a ditch culvert.
Officials believe speed was a factor in the wreck.