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2 from Goldsboro Die in I-40 Wreck

Posted November 30, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— A traffic accident on Interstate 40 in the Triangle has claimed the lives of two people.

According to the Highway Patrol, a car was traveling east on I-40 at 3:20 a.m., when it ran off the road, colliding with a tractor-trailer parked on the side of the road just west of the Fayetteville Road exit in Durham County.

The victims, both from Goldsboro, have been identified as Susan Pendleton, 32, and Anthony Pendleton, 15. Susan Pendleton was in the front passenger seat, and Anthony Pendleton was in the right rear passenger seat.

The injured were taken to Duke Medical Center, but their names were not released.