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Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Serious Motor Vehicle Accident on Capital Boulevard in Raleigh

October 22, 2021

RALEIGH, N.C. - A news article published on reports that a serious motor vehicle accident in Raleigh tragically killed five teenagers.*  The fatal accident on Capital Boulevard occurred on Sunday morning.

According to Wake County Public Schools, two of those killed were 8th graders, and the youngest killed was only 13 years old.  

A Raleigh Police spokeswoman, Laura Hourigan, stated that the motor vehicle was traveling downtown when the vehicle left the road and hit a concrete bridge abutment.  

Police continue to investigate the fatal accident, and they have not published the names of the accident victims.  According to the accident report, none of the five victims were wearing their seatbelts at the moment of the fatal accident.  Speed is considered to be a factor in the fatal accident.  The vehicle may have been traveling as fast as 80 mph.

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