Bicyclist killed in NoDa wreck with truck

Bicyclist killed in NoDa wreck with truck

FILE PHOTO of a Freightliner truck

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on March 5, 2013 at 11:41 AM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 5 at 11:42 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A 47-year-old man died after being struck by a truck in NoDa on Monday morning.

Woodrow Franklin Jr. was riding a bicycle shortly before 10 a.m. when witnesses say he made a quick left turn into the path of a Freightliner truck traveling in the same direction.

Franklin Jr. was hit by the truck on Jordan Place between North Davidson and North Brevard streets.  He was quickly transported to Carolinas Medical Center but died a short time later.

An investigation is ongoing, but no charges have been filed thus far.

If you have any information about this incident you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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