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Man crashes motorcycle, dies in Wayne County

Posted June 14, 2014

— A man was killed Saturday evening in a motorcycle crash after leading a state trooper on a chase in Johnston County, according to authorities. 

Troopers said they attempted to stop 34-year-old Ahmad Sharrieff on US 70 for a speeding violation when he fled. 

 After entering Wayne County, the driver lost control of his motorcycle and hit a highway sign near Commerce Parkway. 

According to troopers, he was pronounded dead the scene and was later taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital.  





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