On the night of April 21, a man from Benson suffered fatal personal injuries after he lost control of his motorcycle on Interstate 95 in Harnett County, according to a release from the North Carolina Highway Patrol.


The release said the crash took place around 10 p.m. nearly a mile north of Dunn.


According to the release, 26-year-old Tony Keith Barnes was northbound on a 2003 Yamaha motorcycle at a high rate of speed. He tried to pass a vehicle on the right, traveling along the shoulder at a high rate of speed.


Barnes ran of the road and the motorcycle hit a ditch and collided with a road sign, causing him to be ejected, according to the release.

my prayers and thoughts are among the barnes family.
by aaron April 23, 2010 at 07:14 PM
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