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Man killed in Raleigh motorcycle crash

Posted November 27
Updated November 28

Raleigh police responded to the crash involving a motorcycle on Western Boulevard just before 6:40 p.m.
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— One man was killed Sunday evening in a single-vehicle wreck in Raleigh.

Raleigh police responded to the crash involving a motorcycle on Western Boulevard just before 6:40 p.m.

The driver of the motorcycle, Peter Traylor, 49, of Cary, was killed in the crash.

Traylor was wearing a helmet, police said, but he was completely ejected from the motorcycle when it struck the curb and hit a tree.

Westbound lanes of Western Boulevard were closed between South Boylan Avenue and the vicinity of Central Prison for about three hours.

The crash is under investigation.

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