Durham Police Investigate Fatal Wreck
Durham police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that happened early Sunday on Fayetteville Street.
The wreck happened shortly before 1 a.m. in the 3500 block of Fayetteville Street near Timothy Avenue. Khadyfe Zareyeon Downey, 18, of Durham was driving a 2005 Audi sedan north on Fayetteville Street when he lost control of his car, ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree, according to investigators.
Downey, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
Speed and alcohol are believed to have been factors in the crash, according to investigators.