Motorcyclist killed in crash on S. Saunders Street near I-40 exit

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- A motorcyclist was killed in a late-night crash on South Saunders Street near the I-40 exit, police said.

It happened just after 10:30 p.m.

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According to a wreck report released by Raleigh police, the driver of a Mercedes was traveling southbound on South Saunders Street and attempted to make a left turn toward the I-40 exit ramp. The intersection is marked stating no left turn and u-turns.

The driver turned left in front of the motorcycle. The motorcycle crashed into the passenger side of the car.

The motorcyclist died as a result and a South Carolina driver was charged with failure to yield to the right of way and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.
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