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Raleigh Crash Kills 1 Man

Posted March 16, 2008 1:38 p.m. EDT

— Marvin G. Mendoza Madrid, 32, of Raleigh died early Sunday when a car he was driving veered off Millbrook Road and crashed into trees, police said.

The accident happened about 3:40 a.m. near Pleasant Valley Road, police reported.

The eastbound lanes of Millbrook were closed for a few hours while police investigated and a tow truck removed the car.

Officers said a passenger in the car, Josue Flores, escaped injury.

Police were investigating the cause of the accident. They said they were awaiting toxicology reports.