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Car Crashes Into Tree in Apex

Posted December 27, 2007 5:46 a.m. EST
Updated December 27, 2007 11:49 a.m. EST

— A driver was taken to the hospital after his car hit a tree early Thursday morning.

Lorenzo Jernigan, 39, was traveling eastbound on Ten-Ten Road in Apex when he lost control and hit a tree near Rhodes Road, troopers said.

Jernigan was taken to the hospital, where he is listed in fair condition.

Fatigue and alcohol may have played a role, troopers said. Charges are pending in the accident.