Man dies after colliding with truck

March 6, 2012 5:52:40 PM PST
A motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a truck Tuesday afternoon.

Fayetteville police said the accident happened on Raeford Road shortly after 1 p.m.

The driver of a Ford F-150 was traveling eastbound on Raeford Road when he made a left turn into Westpark Apartments at Laneridge Way.

While crossing Raeford Road, the truck was struck in the side by a Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling westbound on Raeford Road.

Thirty-two-year-old Edward Griener, Jr., of Tarentum, Pa., was taken to Cape Fear Valley Hospital where he later died due to his injuries.

The driver of the truck, 63-year-old Charles Madison, of Raeford, was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. He was not injured during the accident.

Police said the accident remains under investigation.

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