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Motorcyclist killed in NC-130 crash near Fairmont

FAIRMONT, NC (WBTW) - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash near Fairmont Sunday night, according to North Carolina Highway Patrol.

Sgt. JL Morton says the crash happened at 8:42 p.m. Sunday evening on NC 130, less than two miles from Fairmont. 

A motorcyclist was attempting to take a curve while speeding and crossed the center line, hitting an oncoming car, Sgt. Morton confirms. The motorcyclist, later identified as 24-year-old Trevon Stackhouse, of Fairmont, was thrown from the bike and died at the scene. Stackhouse was wearing a helmet.

Three people inside the car involved in the crash were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, says Sgt. Morton.

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