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Man Found in Crashed Car Had Been Shot

Posted June 11, 2007 9:04 p.m. EDT

— Police said Monday that man found in a car following a crash on Glascock Street had been shot and that the Major crimes Task Force was investigating his death.

Officers found Damarkos Eugene-Alan Thorpe, 30, in the car, which had hit a utility pole, about 2:30 a.m. Sunday. He died later at WakeMed.

Thorpe, of Raleigh, was alone when police found him near the intersection of Brighton Road, a department spokesman said.

Police asked that anyone with information about Thorpe or the shooting call detectives at 919-890-3555 or Crime Stoppers at 919-226-CRIME (2746).