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One killed in Wake County motorcycle accident

Posted December 5, 2015

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— A motorcyclist was killed at the intersection of Legends and Old Stage roads around 11:30 a.m. Saturday after a high-speed chase with police, authorities said.

Officials said a deputy with the Wake County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a 2006 Yamaha motorcycle on N.C. Highway 55 near Fuquay-Varina for driving reckless and reaching 80 mph in a 45 mph zone.

The suspect fled north on U.S. Highway 401 and reached speeds in excess of 145 mph, according to authorities.

Officials said the suspect approached Old Stage Road in excess of 100 mph, crossed left to center, and struck a 2008 Chevy Silverado stopped at the intersection of Legends and Old Stage roads. No injuries were sustained to the occupants in the Chevrolet; the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities said the investigation is ongoing. No additional information has been released.

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  • Barrett Powell Dec 6, 2015
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    Oh, and it's pretty easy to figure out who you are...pretty dumb on your part.

  • White Cross Dec 6, 2015

    But by the grace of God,there go I. In my youth I thought it was great fun to run. Now that I'm old I very seldom get pulled. If I do I stop!

  • Barrett Powell Dec 6, 2015
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    I'm a 50 some year old biker. I'm also an executive in my own company and work with dozens of startups and companies in the area. I'll make sure you never work for any of my clients and I'll spread the word.

    Stupid comments do have consequences.

  • Bobby Lee Jimmy Billy Dec 6, 2015
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    Not smart Rosco.

  • Jason Starcommand Dec 6, 2015
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    Maybe if he was someone you knew and loved? What a stupid and insensitive comment you made just to get noticed on a comment board. Ever think maybe a family member would read the comments?
    You got the attention you wanted. Feel better?

  • Rosco Coltrane Dec 6, 2015
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    A dead biker. Should I lose sleep?