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Car Goes Airborne in Durham, One Killed

Posted July 3, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A bizarre accident on 15-501 took the life of one person in Durham Thursday night. Christen Harmsal was heading south at the Durham Freeway interchange when her Toyota flew out of control across the median, sheering the roof of another car and crashing into a pickup.

Harmsal was killed in the wreck. The driver of the pickup, John Anderson was injured. He's listed in stable condition. A couple and small child in the second car were not hurt. The accident tied up traffic for three hours. No word yet what caused Harmsal to loose control.