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Durham police probe traffic fatality

Posted October 23, 2008 7:01 p.m. EDT

— Durham police are investigating a fatal traffic accident.

It happened Wednesday at 9:23 p.m. on Chapel Hill Boulevard near Legion Avenue.

Police say a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer, driven by Elizabeth Harris, 52, of Ivy Meadow Lane, was traveling westbound when it struck a pedestrian.

David Brown III, 60, of Vesson Avenue was taken to Duke University Hospital where he died a short time later, police say.

No charges have been filed at this time. The accident remained under investigation Thursday evening.