Man charged in May homicide
DURHAM Police have arrested and charged a Durham man with a fatal shooting that reportedly sent a vehicle crashing into a house.
Speed, alcohol blamed in fatal crash
The crash closed MLK Parkway between University Drive and U.S. 15-501 as well as the exit from northbound 15-501 to MLK.
Franco Juan Sanchez, 33, was driving the 2002 Subaru when it crashed about 3:45 a.m. and died at the scene, police spokeswoman Kammie Michael said.
Edward Frye Mitchell III, 24, of Durham was a passenger and was taken to Duke Hospital.
Crash investigators determined that alcohol and speed both contributed to the accident, Michael said.