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Durham man killed in single-car crash

Posted April 4
Updated April 5

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— A Durham man died late Tuesday when his car hit a tree off Sprunt Avenue near Bellevue Avenue, police said.

The accident happened shortly after 11 p.m. when a westbound 2009 Nissan Versa driven by Santos Armando Funes-Rivera, 42, ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree, police said.

Funes-Rivera was alone in the vehicle.

Speed was a factor in the crash, according to investigators.

Sprunt Avenue was closed for several hours.

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