Durham police ID motorcyclist killed in wreck
Posted August 31, 2009
Durham, N.C. — Police identified a motorcyclist killed in a wreck Saturday as Octavius Delrae Harrell, 28, of Durham.
Police said Harrell lost control of his bike and struck a utility pole on Fayetteville Street, near Caribou Crossing, around 10:30 p.m. He died at Duke University Hospital.
Speed was a factor in the wreck, but investigators said they do not believe that alcohol was.
Anyone who witnessed the wreck should call Investigator Cox at 919-560-4935, ext. 29409.