19-year-old killed in Zebulon wreck
Posted July 4
Updated July 5
Zebulon, N.C. — 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.