FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- A motorcyclist is dead after he was hit on his bike Friday evening.

Charles Andrew Evers of Hope Mills was hit by 50-year-old Neil Blue Jr.

Blue is charged with failure to yield right of way while making a left turn and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Evers would have celebrated his 25th birthday on Monday.