Man killed, driver charged in motorcycle crash involving SUV in Fayetteville
Posted 12:30 p.m. Sunday
Updated 4:24 p.m. Sunday
Fayetteville, N.C. — A man was killed Sunday in a motorcycle crash involving an SUV, according to officials with the Fayetteville Police Department.
Around 11:15 a.m., officials responded to the crash on Cedar Creek Road at the Locks Creek Road intersection.
Officials said the motorcycle was traveling inbound on Cedar Creek Road towards Clinton Road when a small silver SUV turned into its path. The driver of the SUV, identified as Ronnie Richardson, was traveling outbound on Cedar Creek Road and was turning left onto Locks Creek Road.
The motorcyclist, identified as Daniel Abner, 60, of the 5000 block of Berry Tree Lane in Stedman, was immediately transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries sustained during the crash.
Richardson, 36, of the 3300 block of Harbour Point Place in Fayetteville was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and a safe movement violation.
Cedar Creek Road is currently closed between L.A. Dunham Road and Fields Road while emergency personnel remain at the scene. The road is expected to be reopen by 3 p.m.