Durham man dies in traffic accident
Durham police are investigating a fatal traffic accident that happened Saturday night in the 3700 block of Carver Street in northern Durham.
The accident happened around 7:45 p.m., when a westbound 2003 Nissan 350Z driven by Jason Chisholm Thresher, 27, of Durham went out of control, ran off the road and hit a tree. Thresher, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pinned in the vehicle.
According to investigators, speed appears to have been a factor in the accident. The investigation is ongoing.