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Driver killed in five-car wreck in Durham

Posted May 12

WRAL News

— A driver was killed in a five-car crash that closed North Duke Street at Stadium Drive in Durham Friday afternoon shortly after 1:45 p.m.

Both directions of North Duke Street was closed for more than two hours.

Gregory Amos, 51, of Durham, was traveling southbound in a 2002 BMW 325i, when his vehicle crossed the center lane into oncoming traffic, striking three vehicles traveling northbound.

Amos was taken to Duke Hospital where he died of injuries related to the crash.

All other drivers and passengers were taken to another hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Speed is an apparent factor, but the circumstances leading up the crash is under investigation.

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