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Wake Forest Couple Killed In Garner Wreck

Posted April 12, 2004 6:57 a.m. EDT

— An accident between four cars and a motorcycle Saturday resulted in the deaths of a Wake Forest couple.

It happened just after 5 p.m. at the intersection of Barbour Store and Old Stage roads, south of Garner.

The Highway Patrol says the motorcycle driver, identified as 34-year-old Kerry Fletcher, crossed the center line and sideswiped two cars. Then he hit a third car and a pickup truck head-on.

Fletcher died. His wife, 29-year-old Stephanie Fletcher, was taken in critical condition to WakeMed, where she later died.

People in the vehicles were treated at the scene.