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Man killed in Thursday night motorcycle crash

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said one person was killed in an accident on Monroe Road Thursday night. Monroe Road near Dunn Avenue was briefly closed after a car and a motorcycle collided just after 9 p.m., according to police.

Brandon Tucker was killed when his motorcycle collided with a Toyota Camry at the intersection.

Medic responded to the scene and pronounced Tucker dead at 9:33 pm, from the injuries he sustained in the crash. The vicitm in the Camry was transported to Carolina’s Medical Center with minor injuries. Speed is a factor in this crash.

This crash is being investigated by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Departments Major Crash Investigation Unit. Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or Detective John Reibold at 704-336-3229.

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