RALEIGH: 1 dead, 3 injured in crash on Tryon Rd. - CBS46 News

1 dead, 3 injured in crash on Tryon Rd.

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RALEIGH, N.C. -

Police say one person is dead and three are injured following a crash early Sunday morning on Tryon Road in Raleigh.

Police said Christopher Scott Thompson, 20, of Raleigh, was traveling west on Tryon Road around 1 a.m. when he crossed the center line and collided head-on with an car driven by 25-year-old Brittany Ann Phelps.

Phelps was declared dead at the scene.

Thompson and his two passengers -- Emily Ann Cates,21, and Patricia Yvonne Bartley, 21, both of Fuquay-Varina -- were transported to WakeMed with non-life threatening injuries.

Police believe that speed was a factor in the crash.

Thompson has been charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle and for driving left of center. On July 31, Raleigh Police confirmed he has also been charged with involuntary manslaughter.

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