Lumberton man charged in deadly crash
LUMBERTON, S.C. (WPDE) —
A Lumberton man is charged in a weekend crash that killed a young man on a motorcycle.
Ricky Locklear, 50, is charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle and failure to yield the right away in a crash Sunday afternoon that claimed the life of 22-year-old Tevin Thompson, according to Trooper J.L. Morton with North Carolina Highway Patrol.
Morton said Locklear was making a left turn onto a private driveway on Norment Road in Lumberton when he crashed into Thompson’s motorcycle.
He added Thompson died on scene from injuries suffered in the accident.
Morton said Locklear submitted to a blood alcohol test as required by N.C. State Law, but alcohol isn’t suspected in the crash.