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Charges pending in fatal motorcycle crash

Charges pending in fatal motorcycle crash

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Charges are pending against a driver following a Tuesday crash that killed a motorcyclist, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at 3:05 p.m. in the 1700 block of U.S. Highway 11W when a 2003 Jeep Liberty entered 11W from a convenience store parking lot. The driver drove across the right lane to the left lane and into the path of a 2006 Suzuki motorcycle, which was traveling in the left lane, the THP said.

The motorcycle driver, Billy Wright, 33, of Kingsport, was killed. He was wearing a helmet.

The other driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was injured, the THP said.

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