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Three Killed In Overnight Wreck In Wake County

Posted April 24, 2002 6:40 a.m. EDT

— A late-night car crash in Wake County has left three people dead, including a small child.

The Highway Patrol said the wreck happened just before midnight Tuesday along the 6000 block of Knightdale-Eagle Rock Road between Knightdale and Wendell.

Troopers said the car was traveling westbound when it ran off the left side of the road, hit a brick wall and burst into flames.

A man, a woman and a child in the car were all killed. Their names have not been released.