Local News

Motorcyclist killed in wreck

Posted April 9, 2010 9:51 a.m. EDT

— A Holly Springs man died Thursday night when his motorcycle ran off Reedy Creek Road and hit a fence post, authorities said.

Anthony Mark Brannon, 45, was pronounced dead at WakeMed from injuries suffered in the wreck, which occurred near the intersection of Reedy Creek and Edwards Mill roads, authorities said.

Brannon was traveling at about 50 mph in a 25-mph zone when he lost control of his motorcycle in a curve, authorities said. The bike crossed the median and ran off the left side of the road, striking the fence post.