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Parkway motorcycle crash results in fatality

A June 5 motorcycle crash on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Laurel Springs left a 65-year-old North Carolina man dead. 

William Clegg Scroggs III, of Moravian Falls, was traveling north on mile 278.7 of the Parkway at about 2 p.m. that day when he left the roadway on the outside of a curve. Scroggs was ejected and sustained serious injuries. He was transported by ambulance to Watauga Medical Center and later airlifted to Winston-Salem. 

Scroggs succumbed to his injuries and passed away on Sunday, June 10. 

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