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Durham woman killed in I-40 wreck

Posted December 11, 2010 12:04 p.m. EST

— A 21-year-old Durham woman died when her car struck a road sign along Interstate 40 early Saturday.

Police said that Tiffany Lee Boyd was driving on I-40 West around 3:30 a.m. when her Saturn ran off the right side of the highway, about a quarter mile east of the N.C. Highway 55 exit. The car struck a post holding up a sign.

Boyd died of her injuries, police said.

Two passengers – Jermany Alston, 22, and Tedra Hayes, 20, both of Durham – were taken to Duke University Hospital. A third passenger, Otis Mosely, 20, was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

Police said the wreck remains under investigation.