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Driver Dies After Wreck On I-40

Posted March 29, 2004

— The driver of a car involved in a wreck on Interstate 40 Friday night has died.

According to the Highway Patrol, 26-year old David Holder was traveling westbound near Wade Avenue when he crossed the median, crashed through a retaining battier and into eastbound traffic.

Holder collided with a sedan and his Acura was cut in half. He was transported to WakeMed where he died Saturday.

The driver of the sedan, 62-year-old Daniel Pearson, of Durham, suffered severe head injuries and a broken wrist. He is being treated at WakeMed. His wife, Judith, 61, was treated and released.

The wreck is being investigated. No charges will be filed.

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