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Two Dead In Chatham County Auto Accident

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CHATHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Two people are confirmed dead after a head-on collision in Chatham County.

The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. Thursday on Highway 751, 2 miles south of the Durham County line.

The State Highway Patrol says a Ford Windstar, driven by 42-year-old Cynthia Cullen of Durham, was heading southbound when it crossed over the center line and hit a Lincoln-Continental head-on being driven by 49-year-old Marc Allen Cassel of Apex. Both drivers died in the accident.

Family and friends of Cassel have setup an assistance fund. Donations can be made at:

Cassel Family Assistance Fund First Union National Bank 201 N. Salem St. Apex, NC 27502 Attention: Patty Abbott

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