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UPDATE: Highway Patrol identifies bicyclist killed in wreck on NC 179


BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- Highway Patrol has identified the person killed while riding a bicycle on NC 179 this afternoon.

Troopers say the victim is Timothy Leonard, 57, of Shallotte.

Highway Patrol says Leonard was riding his bike in the northbound lane when he crossed the center line and was struck by a car.

Troopers say alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors. No charges are expected.

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accident on 179 claimed the life of Timmy Leonard

Timmy was a well liked person never finding fault with anyone,loved others,animals,the elderly,had compassion,loved life and very giving to anyone in need!! he is already missed greatly to those that knew and loved him!!