Man killed in motorcycle crash in Durham, police say

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — The second deadly motorcycle crash in central North Carolina Sunday afternoon happened in Durham, police said.

The first deadly crash Sunday involved a woman motorcyclist in Fayetteville around 2:30 p.m.

In a wreck around 5:30 p.m. just off Interstate 85 in Durham, another fatality was reported involving a motorcyclist in a crash, Durham police said.

That wreck happened when a motorcycle collided with a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado that was heading south on Guess Road at the intersection with North Pointe Drive, according to Durham police.

A 30-year-old man, who was driving a 2003 Honda motorcycle north on Guess Road, died, police said. The man was identified Monday as Laquinton Eurkuo Pittman.

The driver of the Silverado, a 56-year-old Hillsborough man, was not injured.

“No charges have been filed at this time, however speed (motorcycle) was a factor in the crash,” Durham police said in a news release around 10 p.m. Sunday.

Police said Monday morning that no charges have been filed.

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