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Motorcyclist identified in fatal crash

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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. -

A motorcyclist died in Carteret County when he crashed on Highway 70.

Troopers say the driver, 64-year-old Antonio Rodriguez of Newport, was going riding with two other bikers. He was going around a curve when he lost control and went into a tree line.

Troopers say speed and alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. Toxicology results will be taken from the autopsy. Troopers say the process could take several months.

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