08/21/11 — Man killed in crash

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Man killed in crash

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on August 21, 2011 1:50 AM

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A single-vehicle accident took the life of Alejandro Castillo Aguirre early Saturday morning on N.C. 111 South near Price Road about 4 miles west of Seven Springs. This white SUV was heading north on N.C. 111 when it ran off the left side of the road and struck an oak tree. The Seven Springs Fire Department and Wayne County EMS Station One were dispatched to the scene. Fireman had to use their extraction tools to free the driver from the vehicle.

A 21-year-old Dudley man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-car accident Saturday morning on U.S. 111 South near Price Road in Seven Springs.

According to Chris Cook of the state highway patrol, the accident happened around 1 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle, driven by Alejandro Castillo Aguirre, left the roadway and struck an oak tree.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Aguirre did not appear to have been speeding and Cook said it was unknown whether alcohol was a factor in the crash.

The vehicle, which was totaled, was towed from the scene.

Aguirre was taken to the morgue at Wayne Memorial Hospital.