Alcohol believe to be factor deadly 3-car collision on US 1: Cary Police

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Monday, August 14, 2023
Deadly 3-car crash closes southbound lanes of US 1 in Cary
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At least one person died in a three-car crash overnight in Cary.

CARY, N.C. (WTVD) -- At least one person died in a three-car crash early Saturday morning in Cary.

Cary Police Department said it happened around 3:30 a.m. on US 1 near US 64.

Officers believe one of the drivers traveled the wrong way in the southbound lanes of US 1. As a result one driver was killed and two others were taken to the hospital.

Charity Ragland, 49, is identified as the driver who died in the crash.

A second driver remains in the hospital in critical condition.

The third driver was treated for minor injuries and released.

According to Cary police, alcohol is believed to be a factor and investigators are awaiting the results of toxicology reports.

This crash remains under investigation.