Motorcyclist Dies In Accident With Deer

Troopers say a motorcyclist has died after an accident involving a deer.

Troopers say the deer jumped out in front of a husband and wife riding two motorcycles down a Craven County road, hitting the wife.

Killed was 50-year-old Edward Horne II. His wife, 49-year-old Rose Horne was transported to Vidant Medical Center .

The two cycles ended up crashing around 2:00 p.m. on Saints Delights Church Road, which is north of New Bern off of Old Vanceboro Road.

Troopers say both motorcyclists had helmets on and there are no charges at this time.

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