WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) — The Washington Police Department and the NC Highway Patrol responded to a three-vehicle crash on Thursday that left one person dead.

The crash happened at US 264 and NC HWY 17, according to the Washington Police Department. Two motorcycles were driving west on US 264 when a pickup truck turned in front of them, hitting them both. The driver of the pickup truck tried to flee the scene but was caught by Washington police officers.

One motorcyclist, Hunter Lancaster, 24, from Chocowinity, died in the crash. The second motorcyclist was treated for minor wounds.

Chon Owens, driver of the pickup truck, 51 and from Kernersville, was arrested and charged and taken to the Beaufort County Detention Center. Owens was charged with Driving While Impaired, Felony Hit and Run, and Felony Death by Motor Vehicle. He was held under a $200,000 bond.

Washington PD is working with NC Highway Patrol to continue the investigation. They are also working with the District Attorney’s office on more potential charges.