Motorcyclist dies in Mooresville wreck

A motorcyclist was traveling in the opposite direction of traffic when he collided with a single cab pickup truck and died Tuesday night, Mooresville police said.

Joshua Collins, 24, of Mooresville, was heading south on Morrison Plantation Parkway when, for an unknown reason, he began driving in the northbound lane, against traffic, at Plantation Ridge Drive, police Maj. Bryan Anderson said Wednesday.

Collins was pronounced dead at the scene.

Other vehicles were able to take evasive actions before the collision about 6:50 p.m., Anderson said.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak