Hampstead man dies in motorcycle wreck

Hampstead man dies in motorcycle wreck
A Hampstead man was killed in a motorcycle wreck Wednesday night on Holly Shelter Road. (Source: WECT)

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.

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