Greenville Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash In Greene County

A Greenville man died after a motorcycle crash in Greene County this weekend.

The Highway Patrol says 40-year-old Dontino Lamont Forbes was traveling down Glenfield Road south of Snow Hill Saturday about 10:15 p.m. when his motorcycle ran off the right side of the road, hit a driveway culvert and then flipped, landing in another driveway culvert.

Forbes was pronounced dead on the scene.

Troopers say it is unknown what caused the motorcyle to go off the road. Troopers say the bike's estimated speed was at 70 miles per hour, while the speed limit on that road is 45 miles per hour.

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  • by lolita Location: kinston on Jan 23, 2012 at 01:07 PM
    so sorry for your lost Jean but remember to look to the hills for whence cometh you help your help is within the lord and his word be blessed my sister
  • by keepinit real divas Location: wilmington nc on Jan 13, 2012 at 08:35 PM
    We would like send our love to this family because he was just like family to us. We are going to miss small change so much my heart is so heavy with tears! Rip small change we love you!
  • by ...... Location: tarboro on Jan 11, 2012 at 11:36 AM
    R.I.P Lamont you took me in as your daughter you was not my real dad but you always acked like it :) I'm going to miss your smile and jokes I love you always . Ahh Mann I wish this was a dream looking you is like loosening my real father because you always cared and touch was always there when I needed you , you and my mom was the bestest of friends yall crazy dancing now I set here cry I miss youuu . I dreamed about you lastingt and woke up and started to cry again .
  • by Anonymous on Jan 11, 2012 at 10:03 AM
    r.i.p daddy, ii love you and ii miss you so were my best friends, my daddy, and a great supporter..ii miss you dearly..ii was shocked when ii heard you was gone..ii wish ii was only dreaming..ii know you are in heaven looking down on me with a in peace <3 ii love you daddy <3
  • by Sherell Location: Greenville on Jan 11, 2012 at 07:07 AM
    RIP Lamont! You were a great friend and mechanic. I dont know who I am going to call now when I need something fixed on my car. I am going to miss you! We talked Monday about fixing my cousin's car and I never though in a million years that would've been our last conversation. My heart goes out to your family. I know how much you loved and cared about them!
  • by Zodiac Wheels M/C Location: Ahoskie, NC on Jan 10, 2012 at 06:36 PM
    So sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out to the Forbes family and Copper Kettle MC. Small Change will be greatly missed.
  • by Midnight Bikes Inc. on Jan 10, 2012 at 05:56 PM
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Forbes family.So sorry for your loss,
  • by James Location: Greenville on Jan 10, 2012 at 01:04 PM
    Yo Lamont, I'm gonna miss you my brother. Everytime we saw each other it was a good ole laugh em up occasion. My daughter, your niece Shaquanna is gonna miss you much too! RIP, you're riding a Golden Wing looking down at us now.
  • by Ladies of Essence Social Club Location: Rocky Mount, North Carolina on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:41 AM
    We will miss you bro', "Small Change" now where you are going you will be making "Big Change"..RIP
  • by SportBike Rider Location: Kinston on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:08 AM
    Glenfield Rd is a pretty curvy road and is very narrow. To be going down that road at 10pm at night at 70mph is very dangerous. I've been through there during the day and if your not familiar with that road you can get in trouble very easy. RIP BRO!

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