NEW BERN, N.C. – Troopers say a 68-year-old motorcyclist was killed during a charity ride to benefit cancer patients in Craven County on Saturday.
Authorities said Richard Baldwin was attempting to pass other riders around 10:30 a.m. Saturday when he ran off the left side of the road, hit a ditch and his motorcycle overturned into the ditch filled with water.
Troopers said no one else was injured. Speed was a likely factor in the crash.
Baldwin was riding in the Coastal Carolina Health Care Foundation’s Journey of Hope Cancer Support Center rally.
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