GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Police say motorcyclist Eric Dalton,45, has died after an accident with a car driven by Charles Whitfield, 49.

The crash happened on US 29 near Cone Blvd in Greensboro on Saturday around 7 a.m.

Dalton and Whitfield collided as Whitfield merged on to the roadway.

The incident shut down traffic in the area for more than four hours.

Whitfield was transported to a hospital for injuries, Dalton died at the scene.

This investigation is ongoing, witnesses of the crash are asked to contact the Greensboro Police Department at (336) 373-1000.

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