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Traffic Accident Kills Cab Driver, Child OK

Posted February 26, 1998 6:00 a.m. EST

— A traffic accident in Wake County has claimed the life of a cab driver, and injured a child.

The accident involving a cab and one other car happened on Old Weaver Trail Road Thursday afternoon. The Durant Road Elementary student inside the cab was buckled into a child safety seat.

The extent of the child's injuries aren't known, but he was taken to Duke Medical Center. The names of the cab driver and child aren't being released. Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the accident.