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Rain Blamed for Fatal Accident Near Wendell

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WENDELL — Rain and wet roads were probably responsible for a deadly head-on collision Monday night between Zebulon and Wendell.

Christine We-Renko died when the car she was driving crossed the center line and struck the car of Mark Vanister. He was also killed.

A third car was involved in the wreck. The driver of that vehicle sustained only minor injuries.

The accident occurred near the intersection of Route 96 and Lizard Lick Road

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