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Man killed in collision near Garner

Posted February 9, 2018 4:11 p.m. EST

— A 27-year-old man was killed Friday morning when he was thrown from his car in a collision near Garner, authorities said.

State Highway Patrol troopers responded to the collision on Auburn Church Road at about 8:15 a.m. and found Michael Wesley Robinette dead.

Robinette was southbound when he ran of the right side of the road, overcorrected and went across the road into the path of a pickup driven by 71-year-old William Ray Brewer, troopers said.

Brewer was taken to WakeMed in Raleigh for treatment of minor injuries.