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Teenager killed when car hits power pole on New Bern Avenue

A person was killed Wednesday when a car struck a power pole.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A person was killed Wednesday when a car struck a power pole.

Before 3 a.m., officers with the Raleigh Police Department responded to the intersection of New Bern Avenue and Corporation Parkway.

Teenager killed when car hits power pole on New Bern Avenue

Police said a 17-year-old inside the car was transported to WakeMed, where they died. A second person was transported with minor injuries.

The inbound lanes of New Bern Avenue at Corporation Parkway were still blocked at 6 a.m. Traffic was being diverted onto Corporation Parkway.

Duke crews were at the scene repairing the pole.

This story will be updated.

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