2 killed in Durham Freeway wreck not wearing seat belts, troopers say

— The Durham County Sheriff’s Office responded Wednesday night to a deadly crash that killed two people and closed southbound lanes of N.C. Highway 147 near Alexander Drive.

The crash happened just before 7 p.m. and two vehicles were involved, including one that was wrapped around a tree.

Authorities said two people were sitting unbuckled in the back of one of the vehicles. Both men died in the wreck.

The men were not identified.

The North Carolina State Highway patrol is investigating the crash.

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