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Scooter driver dies in Durham collision

Posted August 21, 2013
Updated August 22, 2013

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— A scooter driver died Wednesday afternoon in a collision with a car on University Drive in Durham. 

Police said James Byrd, of Alpine Road in Durham, turned left onto U.S. Highway 15/501 (Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard) and into the path of Joshua Johnson, who was on the scooter.

Johnson, 33, was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Byrd was not injured.

Byrd was charged with failure to yield right of way and misdemeanor death by vehicle.

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