APEX, N.C. (WNCN) — A 19-year-old from Fuquay-Varina died after an overnight crash on N.C. 540, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.
At about 12:15 a.m. on Sunday, troopers said they were called to N.C. 540 South, also known as the Triangle Expressway, near U.S. 1 North and Veridea Parkway in reference to a crash.
When they arrived, they said that two vehicles had been involved in a crash.
One of the vehicles had one person in the car, Isabelle Anna Cedeno, according to the NCSHP. She was killed in the crash.
Troopers said the other vehicle had six people inside, who were all taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The highway patrol said they believe the crash was caused by Cedeno speeding.
N.C. 540 South, also known as Triangle Expressway, was closed in the area for about four hours, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
NCDOT said the road reopened at about 4:15 a.m. on Sunday.