Durham police investigating fatal car accident

Durham police are investigating an accident that killed one person late Monday night after two vehicles collided at the intersection of Stadium Drive and Horton Road.

September 3, 2013 6:49:20 AM PDT
Durham police are investigating an accident that killed one person late Monday night.

Authorities said a Toyota RAV4 collided with a Ford minivan just before midnight at the intersection of Horton Road and Stadium Drive.

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The impact caused the van to spin and overturn, ejecting the driver, 30-year-old Rubia Hernandez Portillo of Durham, from the vehicle. She died at the scene, according to police.

A man who was also in the van was taken to the hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Toyota, 17-year-old Amina Baker of Durham, was not injured.

No charges have been filed, but the accident remains under investigation.

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