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.
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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.