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Youngsville man killed in motorcycle crash

A Youngsville man died Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a car in Wake Forest.

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WAKE FOREST, N.C. — A Youngsville man was killed Sunday in a motorcycle accident in Wake Forest, police said Monday.

Lawrence Joseph Barrett, 50, was westbound on Elm Avenue on a 2008 Harley Davidson at about 4:50 p.m. when he collided with a 2005 Ford Freestyle that was northbound on South White Street, police said.

The driver of the Ford, Tiffany Privette Aldridge, 35, of Zebulon, told police that she never saw Barrett. Witnesses said that Barrett laid his motorcycle down as he approached the intersection just before the collision.

The wreck remains under investigation.

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