One man died and a second was hurt early Tuesday when the car they were in went off Centennial Parkway and hit a tree, police said.
Robert McKenzie Carter, 24, was the driver and died in the crash that happened shortly before 1:30 a.m., police said.
Elkin Raul Lopez, 33, was taken to WakeMed in Raleigh with non-life-threatening injuries, they said.
The men’s addresses were not immediately available.
Accident investigators were working on the case Tuesday but had determined that the eastbound 2006 Volvo hit the right curb of the road and then went off the pavement.