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Man seriously injured in Cumberland County motorcycle crash

Posted April 27, 2014

— A man in Cumberland County suffered life-threatening injuries Sunday evening after authorities say he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed.

Suquon Richard Pruitt, 28, was traveling on Interstate 95 Business near U.S. Highway 301 near Hope Mills around 7:15 p.m. when the wreck occurred.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said Pruitt was among a group on motorcycles who passed a state trooper parked in the median checking for speeders.

Pruitt lost control and crashed about 75 feet after he passed the patrol car, authorities said.


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