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Durham police identify motorcycle driver who died in crash near NCCU

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Police have identified the motorcycle driver who died in a crash Wednesday morning near N.C. Central University.

Tyrone Royster, 51, of Durham died after a Toyota Tundra truck collided with the Yamaha motorcycle he was driving. Royster worked for the city of Durham, police spokeswoman Kammie Michael said in an email.

The crashed happened around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Lawson Street and South Alston Avenue, Michael wrote.

The truck, driven by Saul Aguilar Lopez, 39, of Durham was turning left onto Lawson Street when it collided with the front of the motorcycle, according to police.

No charges have been filed in the case, and investigators do not believe alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash, police said in a news release.

Virginia Bridges: 919-829-8924, @virginiabridges
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