ARCHER LODGE – The State Highway Patrol has released the name of a motorcyclist who died in a head on collision with a car. The accident happened at 2:33pm Saturday near Archer Lodge in northern Johnston County.
Kenneth David Perry of Wendell was traveling eastbound on Lake Wendell Road attempting to pass another vehicle in a passing zone. Perry collided head on with a vehicle traveling westbound and driven by Jeanette Assousa Wilson of Raleigh.
Perry was ejected from his motorcycle and died at the scene from his injuries. Wilson sustained broken bones and was transported by Johnston County EMS to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Trooper D.L. Purdie is investigating the fatal collision.