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Police ID man killed in motorcycle crash in Durham. Speed a factor, police say.

Durham police are investigating a fatal crash near the intersection of North Pointe Drive and Guess Road.
Durham police are investigating a fatal crash near the intersection of North Pointe Drive and Guess Road. News & Observer file photo

Speed contributed to a motorcycle crash that killed a 30-year-old Durham man Sunday evening, police said.

Police are investigating the 5:30 p.m. collision near the intersection of North Pointe Drive and Guess Road.

Laquinton Eurkuo Pittman was traveling north on Guess Road on a Honda motorcycle when he collided with a Chevrolet Silverado driven by Timothy Strayhorn of Hillsborough, who was heading south, according to a news release.

Pittman was pronounced dead on the scene.

Strayhorn, 56, wasn’t hurt.

No charges have been filed.

Virginia Bridges covers criminal justice in Orange and Durham counties for The Herald-Sun and The News & Observer. She has worked for newspapers for more than 15 years. In 2017, the N.C. Press Association awarded her first place for beat feature reporting. The N.C. State Bar Association awarded her the 2018 Media & Law Award for Best Series.
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