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One killed, 3 injured in Garner wreck

Posted September 10, 2015

A woman was killed and three men were seriously injured Wednesday evening in a wreck near the popular White Oak Shopping Center in Garner, police said.
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— A woman was killed and three men were seriously injured Wednesday evening in a wreck near the popular White Oak Shopping Center in Garner, police said.

Officers responded to the intersection of White Oak Road and Timber Drive east at about 6:30 p.m. According to investigators, a Cadillac SUV driven by Brenda Culbreth, of Garner, collided with a BMW sedan driven by Javier Orlando Alvarez Lopez.

Culbreth, 69, was taken to WakeMed, where she died. Lopez, 22, and two passengers in his car, 23-year-old Jose Francisco Torres, and 21-year-old Agustin Alejo Pascual, were taken to the hospital for the treament of serious injuries.

No charges have been filed in the wreck, but an investigation is ongoing. Anyone who witnessed the crash should call the Garner Police Department at 919-772-8810.

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  • Jim Hinnant Sep 10, 2015
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    Why is the word "popular" included in the write-up?

  • Bobby Caudle Sep 10, 2015
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    they need to stop that flashing yellow in the turning lane, blind spot and very dangerous. use common sense garner