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53-year-old man killed in Granville County motorcycle crash

Posted June 17, 2018 8:42 p.m. EDT

 Accident

— One person was killed following a Sunday evening motorcycle crash in Granville County.

Authorities said Edward Puryear, 53, of Oxford was traveling on Old North Carolina Highway 75 near Providence Road when he lost control of the motorcycle while going around a curve.

Puryear flipped over the handlebars of the motorcycle and landed in a ditch, authorities said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.