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Wreck Kills Child in Fuquay-Varina

Posted January 19, 2008
Updated January 20, 2008

— A traffic accident killed a 4-year-old child and closed a portion of N.C. Highway 55 in Fuquay-Varina.

A Ford Expedition and Ford Taurus collided at Broad Street/N.C. 55 East and Wilbon Road at about 9:35 p.m. Friday, police said.

A child was killed, but police have not release the victim's name.

Two other children and two adults were transported to WakeMed. Two of the injured were listed in critical condition Sunday night.

A portion of N.C. 55 East was closed while the accident scene was cleared.

The state Highway Patrol was investigating the cause of the accident.


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  • KniftyKnitter Jan 21, 2008

    I wish they would update us on this story!! I keep wondering if the child was one of my dd's classmates. My heart and prayers go out to the families involved!

  • Godschild43 Jan 21, 2008

    My prayers goes out to this family nothing worse than the loss of a child.

  • sunflowerbubbles Jan 21, 2008

    I pray for the families. This is sad.