Two die in motorcycle wreck on MLK Parkway

Published: Jul. 25, 2021 at 11:14 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Two people died after a motorcycle struck a guardrail Sunday night in New Hanover County.

According to Sgt. Adams with the State Highway Patrol, a Harley Davidson driven by Patrick Jernigan, of Wilmington, ran off the road and struck a guardrail just before 8 p.m. Sunday on MLK Parkway near Hwy. 133.

Jernigan, 52, and a passenger on the motorcycle, Holli Vanover, 38, of Leland, were pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Sgt. Adams, speed is believed to be a factor in the wreck.

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