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Prescription Drugs May Have Contributed to Fatal Accident

Posted May 20, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— Cary police now say prescription drugs may have played a part in a fatal accident Monday morning.

Angela Smith, 31, crashed her car into a tractor trailer in Cary on Highway 1. Investigators say she was driving southbound on the wrong side of the road.

Police think she may have been taking prescription drugs, and that they affected her driving.