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One driver dead, baby and second driver injured in head-on Wake crash

Posted April 7, 2021 10:46 p.m. EDT
Updated April 8, 2021 8:48 a.m. EDT

— One person died and two others, including a baby, were hospitalized after a head-on crash between a pickup truck and a U-Haul truck on Wednesday night.

The accident happened on N.C. Highway 98 near Six Forks Road before 9:30 p.m.

The driver of the U-Haul died from injuries received in the crash, while the driver of the pickup truck is in the hospital with "very serious injuries," according to State Highway Patrol troopers. Troopers said the passenger in the pickup truck was a baby, who is also at the hospital but is expected to be OK.

The driver of the pickup truck crossed over the center line, according to troopers.

The road was blocked for several hours as Highway Patrol investigated the crash.

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