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Driver dies in wreck that blocked I-40 lanes in Winston-Salem
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Driver dies in wreck that blocked I-40 lanes in Winston-Salem

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The N.C. Highway Patrol said one person died in the wreck that blocked two westbound lanes of Interstate 40 on Sunday between Peters Creek Parkway and Hanes Mall Boulevard.

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Reports say that Andre Jovon Robinson, 33, of Winston-Salem, died on the scene after the car he was driving at a high speed went out of control, slid sideways, struck an embankment and flipped over multiple times before coming to a stop on the shoulder of the freeway.

A woman and her son riding in Robinson’s car were taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, the highway patrol said.

The right two lanes of the freeway were closed for two and a half hours because of the wreck, which remains under investigation.

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