Two killed in Granville motorcycle accidents
Posted June 23, 2014
Oxford, N.C. — One motorcyclist was killed Friday and another on Saturday in separate accidents in Granville County, the state Highway Patrol said.
On Friday at about 10:05 p.m., Sandra Rose McDowell of Franklinton was traveling west on N.C. Highway 56 and attempted to make a left turn onto Oak Hill Road when she failed to yield to the right of way and collided with Steven Wayne King of Youngsville, who was traveling east on a motorcycle, authorities said. King died from his injuries. McDowell had minor injuries and was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.
On Saturday at 1:52 p.m., Elizabeth McCrimmon of Rougemont was traveling north on Ivy Day Road near N.C. Highway 158 when she attempted to make a left turn and failed to yield to the right of way, colliding with Keith Miller of Bullock, who was travelling south on his motorcycle, authorities said. Miller died from his injuries. McCrimmon was not injured. No charges have been filed in the crash, which is under investigation.