RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A Raleigh intersection was shut down following a deadly crash involving several vehicles on Thursday afternoon.
The crash happened at the intersection of Spring Forest and Green roads.
According to the Raleigh Police Department, 38-year-old year Rodney Lee was driving a 2021 Chevrolet Traverse eastbound on Spring Forest Road at around 2:48 p.m. A woman was in the front passenger seat and three juveniles were in the back seats.
Police said 67-year-old Mary Garris was driving a 2005 Ford Focus with 66-year-old Mark Garris in the front passenger seat when she turned left onto Green Road.
The beginning stages of the investigation indicate that Lee ran the red light and hit Garris’ car, police said.
According to police, both Mary and Mark Garris were taken to the hospital. Mark died from his injuries in the crash.
Lee was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and failure to stop at a steady red light, police said.
Police are continuing to investigate the crash.