Local News

Fayetteville Man Dies After Crashing Motorcycle

Posted March 13, 2006 7:31 a.m. EST

— A Fayetteville man is dead in a crash involving a motorcycle.

Fayetteville police said Robert George, 41, was traveling 70 mph in a 35 mph speed limit zone on Preston Avenue Saturday evening when he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed.

Emergency workers rushed George to a local hospital, where he died a short time later.

The motorcycle George had been driving was stolen, police said.