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Report: Creedmoor teen dies in Saturday crash

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A Creedmoor teen died Saturday night in Durham County after she was ejected from a vehicle during a crash, WRAL reported.

Jordan Shaye Allen, 17, was a passenger in a car driven by Dereck Wayne Johnson, 21, when the single-vehicle crash took place around 8:45 p.m, according to WRAL.

The report said the vehicle was traveling south on Old Oxford Round when it crossed the center line, veered off the road and struck a tree.

Allen and Johnson were ejected from the car, and the Creedmoor teen died. Johnson was hospitalized and charged with driving while impaired and reckless driving, according to WRAL.

Johnson’s condition is unknown. The investigation remains ongoing.