2 killed after car strikes tree in Chapel Hill, victims identified

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Wednesday, May 3, 2023
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) -- Chapel Hill police are investigating a crash that left two people dead Tuesday evening.

Police responded to reports of a car on fire just after 9:30 p.m. in the 600 block of W. Barbee Chapel Road near Raleigh Road. Officers said a car struck a tree killing the driver, Lisa Marie Yanez, 50, of Carrboro, and passenger Vaughn Avery Booker, 40, of Durham.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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