Driver dead, passenger injured as car hit NC home

Raleigh, NC - One North Carolina man has died and another has been critically injured when authorities said their car ran off a rain-slicked road and struck a house.

The Highway Patrol says the driver, Maximillian Bratton of Holly Springs, was killed early Friday in the Raleigh crash. Trooper Ceon Cayco says the passenger, Ethan Herring of Raleigh, was in critical condition at a Wake County hospital.

Multiple media reports say no one in the home was hurt but the home sustained major damage when the accident occurred just before 12:30 a.m. Cayco said the BMW driven by Bratton was traveling about 65 miles per hour in a 45 mile-per-hour zone. Heavy rains crossed Wake County overnight.

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