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Hampstead man killed in accident in New Hanover Co.

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A man from Hampstead was killed Friday afternoon in a traffic accident in New Hanover County.

According to Highway Patrol, Aaron Royal, 32, was driving a motorcycle on Green Meadows Drive off of Market Street.

Royal tried to pass two vehicles on the left in a no passing zone. The lead car tried to make a left hand turn into a driveway and did not see the motorcycle.

Highway Patrol said Royal died on scene. He was wearing a seatbelt and no alcohol or drugs are suspected to play a role in the accident.

According to Highway Patrol, no other driver was cited.

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