ANGIER – One person died in a collision between a motorcycle and passenger car in western Johnston County. The State Highway Patrol said the accident happened at 5:10pm Friday on NC Highway 210 at Jackson King Road, not far from the Harnett County line.
Troopers said Kevin Michael Garvey, age 55, of Cary was traveling eastbound on Highway 210 on a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Garvey slowed and was attempting to make a left turn onto Jackson King Road but pulled into the path of a westbound Hyundai car.
Garvey was ejected from his motorcycle. He was rushed to Wake Med in Raleigh where he died from his injuries.
The driver of the Hyundai, a 40 year-old Angier woman, stopped and remained at the scene. She was evaluated by EMS, along with a 5 year-old female passenger, but they declined transport to the hospital.
According to an accident report, the motorcycle was traveling at approximately 15 miles per hour, and the car at 50 miles per hour, when the collision occurred. The posted speed limit is 55 mph. Garvey was wearing a helmet, the report noted.
No charges were filed by Trooper C.J. Bell.
The wreck marked the 22nd fatality investigated by the State Highway Patrol on Johnston County roadways in 2022.