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Asheville PD investigating fatal accident involving motorcycle, SUV

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ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

The Asheville Police Department is investigating a fatal accident involving a motorcycle and SUV early Saturday morning.

Police responded to an accident on Captain Jeff Bowen Bridge at approximately 1:48 a.m.

Officers say a motorcycle struck the rear of an SUV. The motorcyclist was then transported to Mission Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The victim was identified as 26-year-old Matthew Lee Kerley.

The driver of the SUV was also transported to Mission Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who has additional information into this incident is encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050.

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