Man killed in Onslow County crash involving two motorcycles

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A Wilmington man died in a crash over the weekend involving two motorcycles.

Troopers in Onslow County say it happened at the intersection of Dawson Cabin Road and Haws Run Road around 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

They say 22-year-old Alexander Thomas was thrown from his motorcycle when it rear-ended another motorcycle.

The driver of the second motorcycle, 21-year-old Shane Phillips of Jacksonville, was not injured but was charged with DWI.

Thomas was taken to Onslow Memorial Hospital where he later died.

He was one of 14 people to die in North Carolina over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend in vehicle accidents.