Officials identify motorcyclist who died days after crash on U.S. 74 East near I-140

Motorcyclist dies days after crash involving semi-truck on U.S. 74 East near I-140
Published: Nov. 10, 2023 at 6:05 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 16, 2023 at 6:17 PM EST
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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - Crews were dispatched to the scene of a crash involving a motorcycle and a semi-truck on U.S. 74 near I-140 in Brunswick County at 5:41 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10.

According to an N.C. State Highway Patrol representative, the motorcyclist rear-ended the trailer and was transported to the hospital, where he died days later.

SHP has identified the motorcyclist as Jared Butler.

The semi-truck driver was deemed not at fault and didn’t receive any citations.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.