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Driver charged in fatal scooter collision in Durham

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DURHAM, N.C. -

A driver was charged a day after hitting and killing a man on a scooter in Durham.

Durham police said James Byrd, of Durham, turned left onto U.S. Highway 15/501, in front of a scooter driven by 33-year-old Joshua Johnson.

Byrd was charged with failure to yield right of way and misdemeanor death by vehicle, police said.

Johnson was taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Byrd was not injured.

 

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