Bicyclist hit by truck

Mar. 19, 2013 @ 10:15 AM

Joshua Brian Stone, 31, died Saturday after a 2001 Chevrolet pickup truck ran into the back of the bike he rode around 10:16 p.m.

Stone died at the scene and the pickup truck driver fled from the scene, First Sgt. M.R. Leach of the North Carolina Highway Patrol said.

With the help of witnesses, the driver of the pick-up truck, who was Jason Durell Orbison, 29, was found a short time after the incident and arrested. Orbision was charged with driving while impaired and second-degree murder, Leach said.