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Amber Alert

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Motorcyclist killed in wreck

A motorcyclist was killed late Tuesday night when he ran into the back of a tractor-trailer on N.C. 710, the N.C. Highway Patrol said. Bryan Chavis, 32, crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler that had slowed to make a left turn onto Tom M. Road, said Trooper J.S. Ransom.

Chavis, of the 1000 block of Missouri Road in Maxton, was thrown from his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, he said.

The tractor-trailer’s driver, James Locklear, 45, was headed home on Tom M. Road when the collision occurred around 11:30 p.m., Ransom said.

No charges were filed. Source