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Wreck Disrupts Durham Traffic

Posted February 23, 2008 12:12 p.m. EST
Updated February 23, 2008 5:13 p.m. EST

Traffic Accident (generic)

— A fatal single-car accident disrupted traffic on South Roxboro Street for about three hours Saturday morning, police said.

A man was driving a 1997 Ford Explorer north in the center of South Roxboro Street, near Jackie Robinson Drive, around 9:45 a.m. Officers said the Explorer swerved across one lane and struck an electric pole.

The man was pronounced dead at Duke University Hospital. His name was not released.