Carlos Corona Cortes, 27, and Yessika Carapia-Madrigal, 21, killed in crash at East Cornwallis Road and Beechwood Drive in Durham, North Carolina

Modified Date: 
Fri, 06/09/2023 - 1:45pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Man, woman were not wearing seatbelts, died on impact when car hit pole in Durham

Police said Cortes, the driver, lost control of his car on Cornwallis Road when taking a curve and overcorrected, spinning, crossing oncoming lanes and running off the road.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Carlos Corona Cortes
Yessika Carapia-Madrigal
Durham, NC