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Camp Lejeune Marine dies in motorcycle crash

By Mahsa Saeidi, Reporter
Published On: Nov 19 2012 08:16:34 AM CST
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WILMINGTON -

Wilmington police said a Camp Lejeune Marine died in a motorcycle wreck Saturday night. 

Detective Kevin Smith said the single-motorcycle wreck happened on the 1700 block of Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday.  Smith said the Marine, whose identity is not being released until the next-of-kin are identified, died on scene.

Investigators said the Marine was traveling north on Carolina Beach Road, near the intersection of Burnett Boulevard, when he hit a median and was ejected from the motorcycle. 

The cause of the wreck is still under investigation.