Two Dead In Accident Outside Of Goldsboro

It was a deadly Saturday afternoon on the highways as two motorcycle riders are dead after slamming into a pick-up truck head on.

It happened on US Highway 13 just outside of Goldsboro Saturday when a pick-up truck crossed the center-line.

Trooper AR Folwer of the North Carolina Highway Patrol tells WITN that Charles Poe Jr 59 of Greenville and Lenwood Whitley 57 of Chocowinity died in the wreck.

Fowler says 5 motorcycles were involved in the crash.

The driver of the Ford F-150 pick-up was 32 year-old Billy Jo Folwer who has been charged with 2 counts of felony death by motor vehicle among others.

One of the three people taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital is listed in critical condition.

Fowler is being held in a Wayne County Jail on a Hundred-thousand dollar bond.

Trooper Fowler and the driver of the pick-up truck Billy Jo Fowler are of no relation according to the trooper.

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