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Young Boy Injured in Johnston County Wreck Dies

Posted January 30, 2007 4:05 p.m. EST
Updated January 30, 2007 4:36 p.m. EST

A young boy injured in a Johnston County wreck has died.

Abian Nashid Copelin, 9, of Clayton was one of five victims injured when an SUV and two cars collided on Barber Mill Road south of Clayton about 3 p.m. Sunday. Copelin was taken to WakeMed, where he died Monday evening.

Four other people were hospitalized at WakeMed with non-life threatening injuries, said Highway Patrol officials.