Suspect in crash that killed Greenville motorcyclist facing charges


GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The suspect in a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Greenville on December 3rd is facing charges.

After consulting with the Pitt County District Attorney’s Office, Ms. Asma Reeder was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, unsafe movement resulting in serious bodily injury to a motorcyclist, and failure to yield.

Ms. Reeder turned herself into the Pitt County Detention Center early Thursday morning. She was given a $10,000 unsecured bond and was released. Ms. Reeder cooperated fully with the Greenville Police Department Traffic Safety Unit’s investigation


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Greenville police say a motorcyclist was killed last week in a crash with another vehicle.

On December 3,, shortly after 5:30 p.m., officers with the Greenville Police Department Traffic Safety Unit responded to a crash at Southeast Greenville Boulevard (US 264A) and Eastbrook Drive involving a car and motorcycle.

Investigators said a 2014 Kawasaki VN1700 motorcycle, operated by Dennis Lee Spangler, 66, of Greenville, was traveling northeast on SE Greenville Boulevard. A 2017 Chevrolet Cruz, operated by Asma Iisha Reeder of Greenville, was traveling southwest on Greenville Boulevard and hit Spangler as he was making a left turn onto Eastbrook Drive.

Spangler died at Vidant Medical Center.

Any eyewitnesses to this crash are encouraged to call Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers (252) 758-7777 or PFC J.C. Cranford (252) 329-3519.

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