Durham PD investigate fatal traffic accident - WRBL

Durham PD investigate fatal traffic accident

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DURHAM, N.C. -

Durham police are investigating a fatal accident that happened night Monday at the intersection of Horton Road and Stadium Drive.

Police said the accident happened shortly before midnight when a Toyota RAV 4 driven by 17-year-old Amina Baker collided with a minivan driven by 30-year-old Rubia Hernandez Portillo.

The impact of the crash caused the van to spin and overturn. Portillo was thrown from the van and pronounced dead at the scene.

A male passenger in Portillo's vehicle was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Bake was not injured in the accident. No charges have been filed at this time, however the accident remains under investigation.

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