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Fuquay-Varina man dies in motorcycle crash

Posted October 28, 2014 4:15 p.m. EDT

— A Fuquay-Varina man died Monday afternoon when his motorcycle crashed in Johnston County, authorities said.

Derek Edward McLellan, 24, was southbound on Old Fairground Road near Angier at about 2 p.m. when he crossed the center line and over-corrected, authorities said. His 2012 Kawasaki ran off the right side of the road and hit a pole.

McLellan was taken to WakeMed in Raleigh, where he was pronounced dead.