Durham police identify dirt biker killed in crash

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A man on a dirt bike was killed in a collision with another vehicle Monday, Durham Police said. (WTVD)

A man on a dirt bike was killed in a collision with another vehicle Monday, Durham police said.

It happened shortly after 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of Fayetteville Street and Pilot Street.

Leon Woods Jr., 28, of Durham, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Woods was operating a dirt bike traveling southbound on Fayetteville Street when he crashed into a southbound 2005 Mercury sedan, driven by 77-year-old William Boler of Durham, police said.

Boler, who was making a left turn at the time of the collision, was not injured.

Police said it appears speed was a factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.
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