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Bailey man dies in Durham wreck

Posted on January 4, 2021

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DURHAM — A southern Nash County man died in a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 40 this weekend.

Matthew Alan Evans, 34, of Bailey, died Saturday A passing motorist spotted Evans’ crashed 2012 Chevrolet Malibu sedan at 1:30 p.m.

The Malibu was on the side of I-40 eastbound between the N.C. 54 West and N.C. 751 exits inside the Durham city limits, according to a press release from Kammie Michael, public information officer for the Durham Police Department.

“It is not known when the crash occurred,” Michael said in the release.

Police say the Malibu had left the road and struck a tree sometime in the early morning hours. Responding officers found Evans’ body in the car. 

The wreck remains under investigation. 

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