Durham woman thrown from dirt bike, dies

— A woman riding on the back of a dirt bike without a helmet died early Sunday morning when the bike hit a car.

Both Zaena Graham, 22, and the driver of the bike, William Lorenzo Jr., 26, were thrown from the bike when it struck a white 2005 Acura driven by Kate Loughlin, 27, around 4:30 a.m. on W. Club Blvd.

Lorenzo, who was also not wearing a helmet, was taken to a hospital where he was reported to be in critical condition.

Police have not said which driver was at fault in the crash.