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Teacher killed when dump truck, motorcycle collide in Moore County

Posted May 15, 2018 6:11 p.m. EDT
Updated July 13, 2018 11:20 a.m. EDT

Suzanne Star Murray

— A teacher was killed following a crash between a motorcycle and dump truck Tuesday afternoon in Moore County.

Authorities said the female motorcycle driver pulled out in front of the oncoming dump truck on N.C. Highway 24/27 at about 3:20 p.m.

The dump truck came to a stop on top of the motorcycle and the woman was thrown onto the road, police said.

Suzanne Star Murray

The woman, who was identified as Suzanne Star Murray, 56, of Cameron, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities said Murray was a music teacher at Robbins Elementary and Elise Middle schools.