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Cyclist killed in U.S. 301 wreck

A bicyclist was killed Thursday night in a collision with a vehicle in Johnston County, authorities said.

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KENLY, N.C. — A bicyclist was killed Thursday night in a collision with a vehicle in Johnston County, authorities said.

The wreck occurred at 8:50 p.m. on U.S. Highway 301 near Bay Valley Road, south of Kenly, authorities said.

The victim was identified as Edward Watson, 52, of Kenly. The driver's name was not released.

The accident remains under investigation, and no charges had been filed as of Saturday morning.

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