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19-year-old killed in Zebulon wreck

Posted July 4
Updated July 5

Authorities said that Christopher Welker, 19, of Wendell drove off Zebulon Road just before 9 p.m., causing the vehicle to overturn and strike a tree.
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— One person was killed Monday night in a single-vehicle wreck in Zebulon.

Authorities said that Christopher Welker, 19, of Wendell drove off Zebulon Road just before 9 p.m., causing the vehicle to overturn and strike a tree.

Welker was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities said speed was a factor in the crash. It is unknown if alcohol was involved.

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