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Hickory Police request information on fatal crash

On Thursday, September 22 at 2:34 p.m., a 2008 Nissan, driven by Hazel Denton Davis, 84, of Morganton, was traveling on US Hwy 70 SE near the intersection of 21st Street Drive SE.

A 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Kevin Wayne Letterman, 51, of Newton, was also traveling on US Hwy 70 SE. The Nissan and the motorcycle collided in the intersection of Hwy 70 SE and 21st Street Drive SE.

Letterman sustained fatal injuries as a result of this crash.

Davis sustained minor injuries. She was treated and released from a local hospital.

No charges have been filed as of Friday, September 23.

This investigation is ongoing. The Hickory Police Department is requesting anyone who witnessed this crash to contact Sgt. C. Anderson at 828-261-2699 or