RALEIGH — A driver was killed early Saturday when his car ran off the road and crashed into a tree.
Police identified him as Darnell Marquise Johnson, 25, of Raleigh. He was pronounced dead at the scene, on Capital Boulevard just south of the Beltline.
He was the only occupant of the 2008 Ford sedan.
The wreck, which happened about 4 a.m., closed a portion of inbound Capital for several hours.