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A Statesville man died after he was struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle Thursday evening.

William Kevin Dillon, 48, of Statesville, was transported to and later died at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem.

Dillon was struck by a vehicle on Mocksville Highway near River Hill Road around 7:20 p.m. Thursday, said Master Trooper Jeffrey Swagger of the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

Swagger said Adam Michael Lackey, 34, of Statesville was driving a 2003 Chevrolet and was traveling east on Mocksville Highway. Lackey, Swagger said, entered the left turn lane behind Dillon, who was also riding east.

The Chevrolet struck the bicycle and Dillon was ejected from the bike.

Lackey was not injured.

No impairment is suspected and no charges have been filed at this time.

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