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Charge filed in fatal Capital Boulevard wreck

Posted April 15, 2011 11:24 a.m. EDT
Updated April 15, 2011 3:46 p.m. EDT

— Police have charged a Knightdale man in connection with a Thursday afternoon wreck on Capital Boulevard that killed a Raleigh man.

Lauren Everett-Justin Avery, 24, of 5208 Mylady Court, was charged with a red light violation.

Police said Avery was northbound on Capital Boulevard in a rented truck and ran a red light at the intersection with Brentwood Road.

The truck hit the side of a 2001 Toyota driven by Wade Judson Harward Jr., 63, of Dove Lane, police said.

Harward was taken to WakeMed, where he died.

The wreck caused delays to northbound traffic on Capital Boulevard and in both directions on Brentwood Road during the evening rush hour.