Greensboro girl charged with accident that killed a motorcyclist and injured one other on Saturday evening, police say | Crime information
GREENSBORO – According to a Greensboro Police press release, a Greensboro woman was charged in an accident that killed a motorcyclist and injured another on Saturday night.
At 9:49 p.m., officials responded to the crash on US 29 South on North O. Henry Boulevard.
According to the publication, a 2003 Honda motorcycle operated by John Carven Turner of Greensboro and a 2008 Harley-Davidson motorcycle operated by Brooks Gerard Shands of Spartanburg, SC were heading south on US 29.
A 2004 Hyundai Elantra driven by Greensboro’s Shakirah Lacala Gray attempted to turn left onto North O. Henry Boulevard as the motorcyclists passed the intersection, according to the press release.
The vehicles collided and both Turner and Shands were thrown out. Shands, 37, died from injuries sustained in the collision, and Turner, 52, was rushed to hospital with serious injuries, police said.
The 34-year-old Gray was charged with negligent homicide by a vehicle and failure to give right of way, according to the statement.
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