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Motorcyclist killed in Franklin County wreck

Posted March 18, 2012 2:58 p.m. EDT
Updated March 19, 2012 5:23 p.m. EDT

— A motorcyclist died Saturday night when a car turned in front of his bike in Franklin County, state troopers said.

Troopers said Anthony Young was riding his bike west on Holden Road, near N.C. Highway 1147 outside Youngsville, when a Volkswagen traveling turned left in front of him. His bike crashed into the side of the other vehicle.

Young died of his injuries. 

The Volkswagen driver, Kenneddy Onori, 45, was charged Monday with misdemeanor death by vehicle and failure to yield.