CAMDEN COUNTY -- A motorcyclist died in an early morning crash in Camden County Thursday.

Officials say a pick-up truck pulled out in front of the motorcycle as he was turning onto US 17 around 5:45 a.m.

The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

US 17 southbound was blocked and traffic was re-routed down Morgan's Corner Road for over three hours.

NC State Highway Patrol is investigating accident.

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