Raleigh man killed in Creedmoor Road wreck

Officials at the scene. (Charles Malloy | CBS North Carolina)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Police say a Raleigh man died after his car went off Creedmoor Road near the intersection of Isabella Cannon Drive and slammed into a tree Friday night.

The crash happened around 9 p.m. when police say Powell Ronrico Peebles, 44, of Raleigh attempted to pass another car at a high rate of speed and lost control of his car.

Police say Peebles over-corrected and hit the other car then ran off the roadway and the tree.

No one else was inside the vehicle with Peebles and no one inside the other vehicle was injured.

Peebles was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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