The wreck happened about 9 p.m., authorities said.
Police had earlier released a surveillance image in the hopes of generating leads in the case.
The State Bureau of Investigation and Raleigh fire and police officials are also investigating.
The victim was involved in a fight with the suspect a few days earlier.
Amber Renaye Weber, 21, and her 1-year-old daughter Miracle Smith were last seen Dec. 4, 2016.
Durham police are offering CrimeStoppers rewards for information leading to an arrest in two 2016 shootings.
Patrick Earl Gatson died after being shot at the end of the standoff on Sycamore Court.
Multiple local businesses and one Raleigh church are pitching in to feed first responders after a long night battling a five-alarm fire.
A massive five-alarm fire in downtown Raleigh damaged 10 buildings, five of them severely.
Arnav Uppalapati, 17, is charged in the death of Nalili Tellaprolu, authorities said.