CMPD Identifies Man Killed In Fatal Motorcycle Crash In South Charlotte


(UPDATE: 1/23/23)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CMPD has identified the driver killed Friday night in a motorcycle crash in South Charlotte.  Police say Anthony Maerten, 35, was traveling on Sharon Road round 8:30pm when an SUV coming from the opposite direction tried to turn left in front of him onto Sharon View Drive.

Police say Maerten tried to brake, but the motorcycle slid on its side and slammed into the passenger doors of the SUV.

Police are still investigating the case of the crash but not charges have been filed.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. —  Charlotte police are investigating a fatal crash involving a vehicle and a motorcycle.  CMPD tweeted that South Sharon Road and Sharon View Road are currently shut down while they process the scene.

The crash happened around 8:36pm Friday night.

Driver are being warned to avoid the area.  No other details have been released.