CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Luther Hezzie Tyner, of Red Springs, North Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday motorcycle crash in Cumberland County.

Tyner, 33, was killed, and his passenger, 24-year-old Shanna Throckmorton of Dunn, was injured in a multi-vehicle motorcycle crash in Fayetteville on Sunday afternoon.


According to reports, Tyner was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle on Raeford Road near Two Bale Lane, when the bike came into rear-end contact with a Dodge Ram pickup truck operated by Michael Beasley, 60, of Raeford.

Tyner was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Throckmorton was transported in in stable condition.

A second involved Harley, operated by Daniel Felix, 34, of Fayetteville, also came into contact with the pickup but was able to maintain control.

The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the crash should contact Officer J. Smith at 910-987-4510. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crimestoppers by calling at 910-483-TIPS (8477), by visiting, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for mobile devices.


Geo quick facts: Cumberland County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 319,431, making it the fifth-most populous county in North Carolina. Its county seat is Fayetteville. Cumberland County is part of the Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.