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Woman dead following fatal I-495 wreck in Raleigh

Posted June 5, 2016 8:44 a.m. EDT
Updated June 5, 2016 12:12 p.m. EDT

— One woman died in a single-car crash that occurred early Sunday morning.

According to the Raleigh Police Department, 48-year-old Tracy Chappell Curtner, of Raleigh, lost control of her car around 1:20 a.m. while exiting Interstate-495 southbound.

Curtner drove off the ramp at Exit 420 for South New Hope Road and was ejected from her car.​

According to officials, the car struck a ditch and several trees. Curtner died as a result of her injuries.