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Authorities: Man dies in crash after speeding

Posted March 7, 2019 5:16 a.m. EST
Updated March 7, 2019 6:08 a.m. EST

— A man died in a single-vehicle accident in Wake County late Wednesday.

The driver, a man in his late 20s, was traveling 70 mph in a 45-mph zone on Bethlehem Road, authorities said.

The vehicle ran off the road, hit a tree and overturned.

The Wake County Sheriff's Office and Highway Patrol responded to the scene.

Authorities said alcohol is believed to have been involved.