NC Highway Patrol identifies victims in four-fatality crash into house

From staff reportsJanuary 13, 2013 

— The State Highway Patrol has identified four people who died after the car they were in early Saturday crashed into a house.

Aaron David Powers, 31, of Sanford, was driving east on Swan Station Road in Lee County at about 2:34 a.m. Saturday when the car crossed to the left side of the road and ran off it, the Highway Patrol said. The car struck a mailbox, several trees, flipped over several times and struck an unoccupied house.

The car and house caught fire. Sanford resident Katherine May Powers, 35, Christopher Gray Baker, 33, of Broadway, and Rebecca Lynn Powell, 38, of Chapin, S.C. also died. The Highway Patrol could not say how any of the occupants were related.

The accident is under investigation.

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