Teen Killed In Steele Creek Motorcycle Crash


by Jennifer Miller

 CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Reid Sampson, 19, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Steel Creek Saturday just after 1:30 p.m.

Police and Medic responded to the single-vehicle-crash on Tyvola Road at Tyvola Centre Drive. 

The teen was driving a 2007 Kawasaki Ninja when he lost control, applied the brake and slid into a curb. The motorcycle continued moving while scraping on the right side. Sampson was thrown from the motorcycle and hit a tree.

Sampson was pronounced dead on scene by Medic.

Police opened the road around 4:45 p.m. after cleaning up the scene.


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