Man killed after hitting poles, car

August 9, 2009 6:02:00 PM PDT
Durham police are investigating a car crash that killed a man Sunday.The accident happened around 4 a.m. near the intersection of Hyde Park Avenue and Fern Street.

Authorities said a Mercury Cougar was speeding when it lost control, hit two utility poles, a parked car and overturned.

The driver, 37-year-old Walter Sonnie Brewer, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the only person in the car.

Police said details about the accident are still under investigation.