Driver Killed In Crash

The Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Johnston County.

At 10:54pm, the Highway Patrol responded to a single vehicle wreck on Government Road near Blue Pond Road outside of Clayton.

Troopers said a 1990 Chevy passenger car driven by Robert Anthony Tutor Jr., 23, of White Oak Road, Garner was traveling eastbound when his vehicle crossed the centerline, traveled off the roadway and onto the westbound shoulder, struck a ditch and overturned.

Tutor was ejected and died from his injuries at the scene.

A passenger, 19 year-old Brittany Michelle Madey of Antelope Lane, Raleigh was transported to Wake Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

Investigators said speed and alcohol were contributing factors.

Photos by John Payne