ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — NC State Highway Patrol has charged a 23-year-old man following a deadly Thursday night wreck involving a motorcycle.

Officials said the crash occurred in the area of Karriker Road and Montana Drive, just outside Kannapolis.

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Josue Morales Garcia reportedly turned left onto Montana Drive and failed to yield to an oncoming motorcycle. His vehicle collided with 22-year-old motorcycle driver James Freeman. Freeman died as a result of the wreck.

Garcia is charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and failure to yield.