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Man, 24, dies in wreck on Centennial Parkway in Raleigh

Posted October 28, 2014 9:16 a.m. EDT

A 24-year-old man died early Tuesday in a single-car wreck on Centennial Parkway near Lake Wheeler Road, police said.

— A 24-year-old man died early Tuesday in a single-car wreck on Centennial Parkway near Lake Wheeler Road, police said.

Robert McKenzie Carter was driving a 2006 Volvo S60 east on Centennial Parkway at about 1:30 a.m. when he sideswiped the curb, left the road and hit a tree.

Carter was pronounced dead at the scene. A 33-year-old passenger in the car was taken to WakeMed with non-life-threatening injuries.

An investigation of the wreck is ongoing, police said.