Man Operating Dirt Bike Killed

Joco LogoA Four Oaks man was killed in a traffic accident Wednesday night just a short distance from his home.

John Milton Stanley, 48, was pulling out of Upchurch Mobile Home Park, where he lived, onto Boyette Road in Four Oaks. Troopers said he pulled his dirt bike directly into the path a pickup truck driven by Charles Franklin Wood, 37, also of Boyette Road, Four Oaks. Stanley was not wearing a helmet.

Johnston County Highway Patrol 1st Sgt. B.E. Burton said Stanley died instantly.  Sgt. Burton said there will be no charges filed. Trooper C.J. Bell investigated the fatal mishap.