Teens killed in Raleigh crash honored at vigil

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The lives of five teenagers, all killed in a car crash over the weekend, were honored and remembered at a vigil Tuesday night.  

The gathering was the second held since the deadly incident. 

The wreck happened about 6:15 p.m. Sunday, according to The Associated Press. 

The teens killed were all males, and their ages were: 13, 14, 14, 17 and 17, Raleigh police said in an email to Spectrum News 1. 

“The vehicle was traveling southbound on Capital Boulevard in the right lane at a high rate of speed (estimated at 80 mph). The vehicle ran off the road to the right and struck the concrete bridge abutment for the Fairview Road bridge. All five occupants of the vehicle were killed as a result of the crash. They were not wearing seatbelts,” police stated in the email.  

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 



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