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Man killed in single-car crash in Raleigh

One man was killed Sunday in a single-car crash in Raleigh.

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Man killed in single-car crash in Raleigh
By
Jessica Patrick
, WRAL.com editor
RALEIGH, N.C. — One man was killed Sunday in a single-car crash in Raleigh.

According to the Raleigh Police Department, Jawara Yero Burke, 38, of 4711 Walden Pond Drive in Raleigh, was driving a Honda owned by Courtney Nicole Hart, of Spring Hope.

Burke swerved right off East Millbrook Road near the intersection with Dantree Place just after 5 a.m., the vehicle hit a tree then a utility pole, and Burke died in the crash.

Man killed in single-car crash in Raleigh

Power was out briefly in the area as a result of the damage to the utility pole, police said.

They did not explain the relationship between Burke and Hart, or why he was driving her car.

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