Motorcyclist dies in crash

Published 8:18 pm Sunday, September 3, 2017

A man died in a motorcycle crash on Sunday evening.

The crash happened about 6:23 p.m. in the 1100 block of Carolina Road, according to a city press release. It involved a four-door car and the motorcycle.

The man was taken by ground ambulance to a local hospital with serious injuries. He later succumbed to his injuries, according to the press release.

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He was identified as Steven Louis Decker, 67, of Hayes.

The driver of the car was not injured.

Both directions of the road were closed immediately after the accident, following which a detour for southbound traffic down Turlington Road was established.

The road reopened entirely at 1:15 a.m.

The crash remains under investigation.