No charges filed in fatal motorcycle, SUV collision in Kinston

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – No charges will be filed in a fatal collision between an SUV and a motorcycle.

It happened Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Hwy 70 and Hill Farm Road in Kinston.

Police said the SUV was stopped at a red light headed east, on Hwy 70, at Hill Farm Road.  After the light turned green, the SUV started moving forward eastward. The motorcycle, also headed east, struck the rear of the SUV at a high rate of speed.

The motorcycle rider, identified as 33-year-old Jake Faulkner of Kinston, died at the scene.  The driver of the SUV, Jamecia Witherspoon-Hall of LaGrange, was not injured.


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