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Man dies in single-car crash on I-40 in Durham

Posted January 23, 2013

Traffic Accident (generic)

A man died Wednesday afternoon after police said his vehicle crossed from the right to the left lane on eastbound Interstate 40 in Durham and crashed.

Durham police said they believe the driver had a medical condition that led to the crash.

No one else was injured in the single-vehicle wreck, which happened near the Fayetteville Street exit shortly before 1:30 p.m.

The man's name was not immediately released.

The crash prompted lane closures as emergency personnel worked to clear the scene.


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  • sinenomine Jan 24, 2013

    This person was a close personal friend who I have known since 1985. I learned of his death around 11:30 PM Wednesday night through a call from his wife. He had a host of health problems all his life and I would guess suffered some sort of medical emergency on this occasion.

  • wownow Jan 23, 2013

    Prayers are with you and your family. RIP.