Motorcyclist Killed In East Charlotte Wreck

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police say excessive speed could be the cause of a fatal motorcycle accident that happened early Monday morning on East W.T. Harris Boulevard.

The accident was reported just after 2am on May 3rd on East W.T. Harris Boulevard near Wallace Avenue.  Police say 57-year-old Daryl Bodrick was operating a 2008 big Dog Pitbull motorcycle when it drifted off the road onto the center median.

Bodrick reportedly lost control and the motorcycle went down onto its left side onto the median, according to a news release.  Police say Bodrick was ejected from the motorcycle and his body came to rest in the roadway.

Police say no other vehicles were involved and excessive speed may have been a contributing factor in the case.  Police also say impairment is unknown but toxicology reports are pending.

Bodrick was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, according to a news release.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and anyone with details on the accident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.