Troopers investigate fatal crash

Troopers investigate an accident on Lake Wheeler Road Monday.

February 7, 2011 9:17:46 AM PST
One person was killed in a crash on Lake Wheeler Road just north of Penny Road in Wake County on Monday morning.

The accident happened just before 8:00 a.m.

Troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said a 1994 Chevrolet Blazer driven by 22-year-old Jeffrey Tabor Post Jr. of North Hampton Drive, Cary ran off the road to the right and struck a tree.

Post was the only person in the vehicle. He was declared dead at the scene.

Troopers said speed was a factor in the crash. The investigation continues.

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