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Alcohol Involved In Fatal Motorcyle Accident

Posted November 25, 2002 3:11 a.m. EST

— Investigators believe alcohol played a part in a deadly wreck involving two motorcycles on I-540.

One died in the wreck. The other man, Roy Cartwright, has been charged with DWI.

The crash happened near the Leesville Road Exit early Saturday. Police said the cyclists each tried to pass a car and crashed into each other.

The two bikes crashed into the median. Christopher Williams of Raleigh, 23, was killed. The other victim, Cartwright, was not seriously hurt.

Cartwright has been charged with DWI.