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Raleigh Teen Will Not Be Indicted In Connection With Fatal 2001 Wreck

Posted August 19, 2003

— There was tough news Tuesday night for the families of four local teenagers killed in a car accident two years ago.

A grand jury has decided not to indict 19-year-old Christopher Petersen on involuntary manslaughter charges.

Police said Petersen was racing a car driven by 18-year-old Bryan Reaves on I-540. Reaves lost control of his car, crossing the center line and hitting a van head on.

Reaves and his three passengers were killed.


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