Highway 107 N. closed due to fatal motorcycle accident

Local emergency services responded to a call of a motorcycle wreck on Highway 107 N. approx. a mile past Pine Creek Road in Glenville shortly after 5 p.m. on Sunday. Glenville-Cashiers Rescue Squad Chief, Jeff Stewart, said it was a two-vehicle wreck and the driver of the motorcycle did not survive. The driver of the motorcycle was male and the bike was found lying in the road at the scene.

Road closure at 107 N. and Pine Creek Road in Glenville.

He added the passengers of the second vehicle are reported to be “okay,” and were driving a pick-up truck. It’s unclear how many passengers were in the pick-up. 

GCRS and Cashiers-Glenville Fire Department crews are on the scene as of 6:30 p.m. waiting for N.C. Highway Patrol to investigate.

“Highway Patrol does a reconstruction any time someone is killed in an accident,” said Stewart. “They have special people for that who come out and conduct an investigation.”

GCRS Chief Jeff Stewart on the radio at the scene at a fatal-motorcycle wreck on Sept. 15 in Glenville.

He added he’s unsure when Highway Patrol will arrive as it is a Sunday and there’s no telling where they’re coming from, but he hopes the road opens up around 7:30 p.m.

Article and Photos by Brian O’Shea
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