Bicyclist killed, driver charged in Harnett County crash
Posted July 21, 2016
Lillington, N.C. — A bicyclist was killed Thursday morning after colliding with a vehicle just north of Lillington.
Authorities said that a bicycle and a 2005 Kia SUV were both traveling north on Christian Light Road at about 8 a.m. when the driver of the Kia, Edward Shane Yarbrough, 39, of 159 Fletcher Tutor Road in Holly Springs, failed to reduce speed and struck the bicycle from behind.
The bicyclist, Daryl Dwayne Webster, 66, of 1616 Bowling Road in Fuquay-Varina, was ejected from the bicycle and died as a result of his injuries.
Yarbrough was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, driving with a revoked license and failure to reduce speed to avoid a collision.