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Man killed in Durham wreck

Posted August 9, 2009 9:36 a.m. EDT
Updated August 9, 2009 4:59 p.m. EDT

— A 37-year-old Durham man died in a single-vehicle wreck near Hyde Park Avenue and Fern Street shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday, police said.

Walter Sonnie Brewer was speeding when he lost control of his Mercury Cougar, police said. The car struck two utility poles and a parked vehicle, and then overturned.

Brewer was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into the wreck continues, police said.