BENSON, NC (March 30, 2020) – Harry Denton Killed in Benson NC Motorcycle Wreck

A gentleman named Harry Denton was tragically killed on Saturday while riding his motorcycle near Benson, North Carolina.  The wreck happened at the intersection of North Carolina Highway 27 and Red Hill Church Road at around 3:30 pm.

According to available information, Mr. Denton was stopped at the intersection on his bike when a car traveling east on Highway 27 failed to stop and struck him.

Mr. Denton was 74 years old and from Coats, North Carolina.

There are reports that this intersection is scheduled for installation of a new traffic signal by the spring or summer of next year.  This intersection is known to have a history of serious crashes and is currently controlled by only a two-way stop sign.