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Police: Speed a factor in fatal Durham crash

Posted March 9, 2016

— Durham police were investigating a fatal single-car accident on Barbee Road near Hunters Land Wednesday evening.

Authorities said a 2008 BMW 350i driven by Gamaliel Gallegos-Gonzalez, 18, ran off the left side of Barbee Road and overturned just before 5:30 p.m.

The vehicle landed in a wooded area in the 6500 block of Hunters Land, authorities said.

Gallegos-Gonzalez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities said speed appeared to be a factor in the accident, which remained under investigation.


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