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Car hits utility pole in Apex, 1 killed

Posted May 18, 2008

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— A car crashed into a utility pole outside a Waffle House restaurant near downtown Apex on Sunday, killing the driver.

The wreck at 1417 E. Williams St./N.C. Highway 55, near an exit from U.S. Highway 1, happened just before 1:45 a.m.

Steven William Ward, 23, was driving the 2008 Nissan Altima and was killed. Two injured passengers were treated and released from WakeMed.


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  • sunbaby May 19, 2008

    There were 2 passengers in the car, I know the guy that helped them out of the car and got them past the live wires.

  • nauticagirl501 May 19, 2008

    Their were 3 passengers and one driver It was 4 people in the car my husband works for Progress Energy and worked getting the poles back up.