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.