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One killed in fiery Nash County wreck

Posted September 8, 2010 12:42 p.m. EDT
Updated September 8, 2010 1:10 p.m. EDT

— A driver was killed in a single-vehicle wreck in the 7900 block of N.C. Highway 97 in Nash County late Wednesday morning, according to the state Highway Patrol.

Sgt. Jeff Gordon said that a westbound vehicle ran off the roadway, struck a tree and caught fire. The driver was trapped in the vehicle and died.

The driver's identity has not been released.

The investigation into the wreck continues.