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Monday, May 18, 2015

According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, Thomas Ray of Bunnlevel was westbound in a GMC truck when he collided with an eastbound Ford driven by Elinito Saustegui of Sanford on U.S. 421 near the Swanns Station Road intersection. A motorcyclist traveling behind the Ford and swerved to avoid the crash, and he was thrown from his motorcycle. That man was airlifted to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. The accident occurred on Monday afternoon.  

Friday, April 24, 2015
On Friday morning, Anthony Suggs Jr., of Clayton, was riding a motorcycle along N.C. 42 near Thanksgiving Fire Department Road when he approached a tractor that was mowing grass on the shoulder. The tractor pulled into Suggs' path, and Suggs struck the back of the machine and was thrown from his bike. He died at the scene. The driver of the tractor, William Pittman of Benson, has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and unsafe movement.  
Sunday, March 22, 2015
A three motorcycle crash between Daniel Wade Gautier, Jonathan Kent Gilmore and Bradley Gene Proctor near the intersection of John Rosser Road and Patchetts Creek Lane has left two of the men injured. Gautier and Gilmore were attempting to make a left turn when Proctor, approaching from behind, failed to slow down and struck the other two motorcyclists, throwing all parties off of their bikes.