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Several weekend crashes kill at least 11 people in North Carolina


CHARLOTTE (AP) -- Weekend crashes killed at least eleven people in North Carolina and injured ten others.

The causes of the accidents ranged from speeding to improper merging.

A couple and their seven-month-old son died in a wreck in Salisbury after their car crossed the center line and was struck by two pickup trucks on Saturday.

Twenty-seven-year-old Nicholas Dunaway, his 21-year-old wife, Whitney Ann Dunaway and their son, Caden Lee Dunaway, died. A child was hurt.

Three 23-year-old men died in a single-vehicle wreck in Raleigh on Sunday. They were Jorge Perez San Juan, of Garner; Cresencio Torentino, of Raleigh; and Carlos Alejandro Lopez, of Raleigh.

Other fatal wrecks happened near in Mecklenburg, Robeson and Cleveland counties.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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