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Motorcyclist killed in Johnston County wreck

Posted November 26, 2009
Updated November 27, 2009

— A motorcyclist died Thursday in a wreck in Johnston County, authorities said.

The Johnston County Highway Patrol said Ricky Maurice Norris, 55, of 237 Green Pasture Road in Four Oaks, was eastbound on Stricklands Crossroads Road near N.C. Highway 96 when he crossed the center line and hit an on-coming vehicle.


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  • SkepticalGirl Nov 27, 2009

    So sad, especially during the holidays. Everybody that rides knows the risks, but nobody thinks they'll be the one that doesn't make it home that night. Praying for the family.

  • Of The South Nov 27, 2009

    Always hate to see a fellow rider go down. Condolences to family.