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Driver killed in Durham crash

Posted December 4, 2011
Updated December 5, 2011

— A driver died in Durham early Sunday after his car went off U.S. Highway 15/501 and hit a sign pole, police said.

Douglas Rashawn Rucker, 25, of South Adams Street, was southbound on the highway at about 2:15 a.m. when he lost control of his 2007 Nissan Altima and hit the metal pole at N.C. Highway 751, according to police.

Excessive speed and alcohol were factors in the wreck, police said.


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  • pdolan6 Dec 5, 2011

    my error...read it too fast..in any case glad no one else was involved in the wreck...

  • pdolan6 Dec 5, 2011

    doesn't say anything about drinking, could have been because of a cell phone or something else.

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  • pinkuh Dec 5, 2011

    They know who the person was, they just aren't going to say anything until the family is notified. Says right there in the article XD

  • Rebelyell55 Dec 5, 2011

    That's bad, all this time and they still don't know who the person was?