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Motorcyclist dies in Southport accident

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Alice Osborne, 62, drove her van over the center line and collided with a motorcycle, driven by James Osborne, according to Trooper Strangman. Alice Osborne, 62, drove her van over the center line and collided with a motorcycle, driven by James Osborne, according to Trooper Strangman.

SOUTHPORT, NC (WECT) - A fatal accident in Southport left one man dead Sunday, according to N.C. State Highway Patrol officials.

The collision happened on N.C. 87, just south of the Progress Energy Visitor Center.

Alice Osborne, 62, drove her van over the center line and collided with a motorcycle, driven by James Osborne, according to Trooper Strangman. The two drivers are not related.

James Osborne, a 37-year-old man from Leland, died. Alice Osborne was taken to the hospital and later released. No charges will be filed against her, according to Trooper Strangman.

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