Durham Police Investigate Fatality Wreck on I-40 E
UPDATE: The Traffic and Crash Team responded to a crash on Interstate 40 east neat Mile Marker 274. A 2014 Honda CR-V driven by 26 year old Victoria Lynn Jones of Graham, NC was traveling west bound on the east bound side of Interstate 40 when it collided head on with a Semi Tractor Trailer that was traveling east on Interstate 40 East. The crash occurred at approximately 0410 hours. The Semi was driven by 34 year old Thomas Samuel Barber of Clover, SC. Ms. Jones died on the scene from the injuries she sustained in the crash. Mr. Barber did not suffer any visible injuries. The crash is still under investigation.
Durham police are investigating a vehicle wreck on I-40 East between N.C. Highway 54 and 751.
The crash happened shortly after 4 am when a vehicle was traveling west in the eastbound lane of I-40 and struck a tractor trailer. The driver of the vehicle died on scene.
An unoccupied police vehicle was also struck at the scene which was not involved in the original crash. There are no reported injuries.
Currently two lanes of I-40 East remain closed.
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