Victim ID'd in fatal car crash that caused local power outage in Raleigh

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Monday, July 23, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- One person is dead after a car crashed into a tree and utility pole, resulting in a local power outage Sunday morning, police said.

The incident happened at East Millbrook Road and Dantree Place when a vehicle crashed into a tree, hit a utility pole, downed power lines, and caused a power outage in the area.

Police say the call came in around 5:07 a.m. and that the male driver did not survive.

The male driver has been identified as Jawara Yero Burke, 38.

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Duke Energy restored power to the area Sunday evening after repairing the damage that was caused by the crash.