Motorcyclist dies after wreck on Yorkmont Road in Charlotte

A motorcyclist died after his motorcycle hit the back of a box truck in the 3100 block of Yorkmont Road in the Steele Creek area Monday evening.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said speed contributed to the wreck, which happened about 6:30 p.m.

The injured motorcyclist, Daniel John Muezner, 23, was taken to Carolinas Medical Center and later was pronounced dead.

The truck driver was uninjured, police said.

Anyone who witnessed the wreck or has information about the case is asked to call CMPD Detective R.C. Gormican at 704-336-2677 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak