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Man killed in overnight crash on US 70 in Durham

Posted February 7, 2020 4:33 a.m. EST
Updated February 7, 2020 6:22 a.m. EST

— One man died Thursday night when he was hit on U.S. Highway 70 in Durham.

Around 8:30 p.m., officers with the Durham Police Department responded to the crash between Pleasant Drive and East End Avenue, near Lynn Road. Officials said a 2007 Honda Civic was traveling in the northbound lane of US 70 when it collided with a 003 Cadillac CTS.

The driver of the Civic was transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Miguel Resendiz, who was in the Cadillac, was ejected from his car. He was transported to Duke Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police said a second person in the Cadillac drove away from the scene.

The crash is under investigation, and no one has been charged. US 70 was closed for four hours overnight.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator H. Henry at 919-560-4935 ext. 29449 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

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