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2 on motorcycle die in NC crash, teen charged

CAMDEN COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) - Two people died after a motorcycle collided with a vehicle Sunday in Camden County.

Sgt. EJ Forbes with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said the crash happened at the intersection of U.S. 17 and Morgans Corner Road.


Forbes said 17-year-old Brye Baker was making a left onto U.S. 17, failed to yield and collided with a motorcycle going south on U.S. 17.

Two people on the motorcycle were ejected in the crash.

Paramedics took them to the hospital where they died.

Baker was taken to the hospital for treatment, and was later charged with failure to yield and misdemeanor death by vehicle.

Troopers identified the victims as 59-year-old Charles Bryan, of Portsmouth, Va. and 42-year-old Melissa Brooks, of Chesapeake, Va..

Highway patrol does not believe alcohol and speed were factors in the crash.


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