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Motorcyclist killed in Raleigh wreck

Posted November 17, 2016

Authorities said that the crash resulted in the closure of a section of the 300 block of Tryon Road, just east of South Wilmington Street.

— A motorcyclist was killed Thursday afternoon following a multi-vehicle crash in Raleigh.

Authorities said Robert Earl Lyons, 44, was traveling east on Tryon Road when a Honda driven by Wayne Curtis Hodges, 58, attempted to make a turn and struck the motorcycle, ejecting Lyons.

Lyons was thrown into a car traveling in the westbound lane and was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.

An investigation into the crash remained underway and no charges had been filed.


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