Lexington, NC (April 7, 2021) – On Wednesday morning, April 7, a man was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash in Lexington.
According to Lexington Police, the collision happened on West Fifth Avenue around the area of US Highway 29. The collision occurred when 40-year-old Tony Smyre was driving his SUV while impaired, causing him to crash into a motorcycle.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene. The 30-year-old motorcyclist, identified as 30-year-old Kyle Blackwell, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police arrested Smyre on charges of DWI and driving with a revoked license.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in North Carolina
Motorcycle collisions have been happening more and more often than in the past. Thousands of motorcycle-related accidents happen every year in the state of North Carolina. In fact, in just one recent year, it was determined that approximately 4,269 motorcycle accidents happened throughout the state. In the blink of an eye, a loved one’s life could be taken due to a motorcycle collision. If you have suffered immense losses, you should have the help of an accident attorney on your side.
It is true that no amount of compensation can bring back someone that you love. However, it can help you deal with the financial stress of your accident. As you and your family are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will be able to afford the bills that pile up against you. It can be immensely challenging to face the loss of a loved one in a motorcycle accident. You should have the dedicated help of a Charlotte wrongful death attorney by your side every step of the way. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in accidents at www.maurerlawpa.com.
Our accident attorneys at Maurer Law have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in North Carolina accidents. We believe that you have many options and should be able to hold a responsible party liable for a wide array of losses. Our attorneys are here to help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a Charlotte accident attorney at (844) 817-8058 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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