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Authorities: Alcohol a Factor in Fatal Crash

Posted February 21, 2008 5:17 a.m. EST
Updated February 21, 2008 9:58 a.m. EST

Traffic Accident (generic)

— A man driving a Mercedes south on Ebenezer Church Road Thursday morning died after he ran off the road and hit a utility pole and raised sewer-access manhole, state troopers said.

Alcohol was involved in the fatal crash that killed Robert Holleman Jr., 67, from Raleigh, authorities said. He died a short time after the crash.