DURHAM (WTVD) — At least one person was killed Tuesday morning following a motorcycle crash.

Officials said the wreck happened just before 7 a.m.

Officials said 44-year-old Benjamin Parker Brandenburg was trying to turn left on I-40 east and collided with a Yamaha motorcycle driven by 33-year-old Johnathan Oneal.

Oneal was pronounced dead on the scene; Brandenburg was treated at the scene by EMS.

Brandenburg was cited for misdemeanor death by vehicle.

The on and off-ramp to 55 were closed for most of the morning but reopened just before 10:30 a.m.


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