Man killed after hitting poles, car

DURHAM 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.

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