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Head-On Collision Kills Elderly Man

Posted June 25, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A 75 year old man is dead, and his wife clings to life after an accident on Highway 401 Tuesday afternoon.

Troopers say Perry Burnett crossed the highway's center line north of New Hope Road in Raleigh, then crashed into a dump truck.

The truck driver was treated for minor injuries at the accident scene.