RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — One person is dead and two more are injured after two crashes happened approximately 45 minutes apart in the vicinity of Wake Forest Road in Raleigh Wednesday evening.

The first, off of St. Albans Drive and Dresser Court, left one person dead in a two-car collision. The passenger of that car, as well as the driver of the second vehicle, were transported to a nearby hospital. The extent of their injuries are unknown at this time.

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The second crash, which involved a York Security vehicle, happened at the intersection of Wake Forest Road and Navaho Drive at approximately 8:40 p.m.

There are no known injuries in this crash at this time, according to Raleigh police.

Wake Forest Road was closed while police investigated but reopened around 1:15 a.m.

The cause of the crash and the identities of the victims have not yet been released.