Motorcyclist killed, passenger injured in Pamlico County crash

PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – A motorcyclist was killed and his passenger injured after both were thrown off their bike during a crash.

The Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 2:15 p.m. Sunday near Neuse Road and Prescott Road in Pamlico County.

Joseph Schulte, 62, of New Bern, was headed west on Neuse Road when troopers say he ran off the road to the right in a curve and overturned.

Schulte died at the scene, while passenger Kanen Delgrego, 63, was sent to CarolinaEast Medical Center with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries.