Durham man charged in crash that killed motorcyclist

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Thursday, August 11, 2022
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Durham Police have charged a man in the death of a motorcyclist.

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Durham Police have charged a man in the death of a motorcyclist.

On Thursday, police said Ellis Johnson, 53, of Durham, was cited for failure to yield right of way and misdemeanor death by vehicle.

The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. Monday at North Duke Street and Holt School Road.

The motorcyclist, Kalon Gentry, of Roxboro died at a hospital from his injuries.

Police said Gentry was driving south on Duke Street when Johnson's SUV turned left in front of him.