Motorcyclist loses control, dies in crash

May 12, 2011 10:44:30 AM PDT
Raleigh police say a motorcycle rider was going over 100 mph when he crashed on S. State Street Wednesday night.The fatal crash happened near Bragg Street just after 7 p.m.

Police say 35-year-old Richard McNeil lost control when he hit the brakes.

The crash threw him into a resident's mailbox before he landed 230 feet away.

The speed limit on that stretch of road is 35 mph.

Further details about the accident have not been released.

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