Wake Forest man dies in multiple vehicle wreck


An accident involving multiple vehicles left one dead and another in a local hospital.

The wreck closed all lanes of northbound Capital Boulevard/US 1 in the vicinity of Stadium Drive Saturday morning

Wayne Martin Walker, 73, of Wake Forest was traveling south along Capital Boulevard/US 1 when his vehicle crossed the median and struck a vehicle traveling north.

Walker was transported by emergency personnel to a local hospital were he was pronounced dead. 

The driver of the other vehicle was also transported to a local hospital. Her condition is unknown. 

All lanes of Capital Boulevard/US 1 were cleared and reopened around 3:40 p.m.

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