Oakboro motorcyclist injured in collision

Published 4:09 pm Monday, December 30, 2019

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An accident occurred in the evening of Dec. 26 when a motorcyclist was struck by a truck along N.C. Highway 24-27.

Stacy Thompson, 45, of Oakboro was slowing to make a right turn onto a private drive when his 2003 Harley Davidson was struck  in the rear by a 2003 Ford truck driven by Ryan Penninger, 27, of Concord, according to N.C. Highway Patrol First Sgt. J.M. Jackson.

Jackson said Thompson sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Atrium Health in Charlotte. Penninger sustained no injuries.



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Chris Miller has been with the SNAP since January 2019. He is a graduate of NC State and received his Master's in Journalism from the University of Maryland. He previously wrote for the Capital News Service in Annapolis, where many of his stories on immigration and culture were published in national papers via the AP wire.

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