1 dead after crash along I-40 near Wade Ave. in Raleigh

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A woman died in a crash on Interstate 40 in Raleigh near the Wade Avenue exit Sunday morning, officials said.

The crash happened around 10:30 when a vehicle traveling east with four occupants ran off the highway and hit a tree, according to Raleigh police.

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All four from the van were taken to a local hospital.

The front passenger, identified as Patricia Scott Morgan, of Amelia Courthouse, Virginia, died in the crash, according to Raleigh police.

The highway was completely reopened by 4 p.m.

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