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Man killed in Fayetteville motorcycle crash

Posted March 12, 2009 12:09 a.m. EDT
Updated March 12, 2009 10:21 a.m. EDT

— A man riding a motorcycle was killed Wednesday afternoon in a wreck at the intersection of Owen Drive and Gillespie Street in Fayetteville, police said.

Brian Wilson, of Ramsbury Way in Wilmington, was attempting to make a right turn onto Owen Drive in his 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe when he pulled into the path of Kenneth Smith, of Woolard Drive in Hope Mills, police said.

Smith, 29, was driving a 2006 Honda motorcycle and hit the Tahoe, police said.  He was pronounced dead at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

The accident remained under investigation Wednesday evening and no charges had been filed.

Wilson was not seriously injured.