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.
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