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9-year-old dies in weekend wreck

Posted November 24, 2008

— A 9-year-old Raleigh boy was killed Sunday in a wreck on N.C. Highway 57 in Orange County, authorities said.

A car making a left turn from New Sharon Church Road pulled onto the highway at about 3 p.m. Sunday and struck the car in which Demarcus Hasty was riding, authorities said.

No other injuries were reported.

Troopers said they would talk with prosecutors to determine what charges, if any, to file in the case.


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  • smilenc Nov 24, 2008

    It so sad right here at the holidays to lose a love one especially a child,my prayers go out to both famlies

  • dogsrule12cheek Nov 24, 2008

    So Sad i heard this call on our scanner sunday and had chills
    on my body i knew it was going to be bad.

    Thoughts and prayer are with his family and the other people as well.

  • MEME1180 Nov 24, 2008

    My thoughts and prayers are with this family.

  • pebbles262004 Nov 24, 2008

    My prayers are with this family at this time. So Sorry for your loss.....

  • SomethingClever Nov 24, 2008

    So sad :( My prayers are with his family.