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Dirt bike driver killed in Durham crash

Posted October 31, 2020 10:39 p.m. EDT

Durham police

— Durham police said the driver of a dirt bike was killed Saturday night in a crash with a vehicle.

Jarrein Smith, 21, of Durham, was traveling west on East Club Boulevard when his Suzuki dirt bike struck the front left bumper of a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado, which was traveling west and attempting to turn left.

Smith was transported to Duke Hospital with life-threatening injuries and died a short time later, Durham police said.

Investigators said Smith was riding his dirt bike with no headlight and no helmet. Police said at this time, no charges have been filed. The crash remains under investigation.

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