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  • Troopers say 26-year-old Addison James Kaylid was traveling northbound on Aviation Parkway around 4:20 a.m. when he took the ramp to Interstate 540 east and lost control.
  • Authorities say a man is dead after he lost control of his vehicle on a wet road early Saturday morning.
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  • ABC11 reporters take to the streets to give the latest on road conditions.
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  • I-540 Eastbound shut down for police investigation in Wake County
  • Raleigh police temporarily closed I-540 eastbound after a man jumped from an overpass Sunday afternoon.
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  • Authorities are investigating a fatal accident after a man was hit along Interstate 540 overnight.
  • Authorities say the victim was standing in the middle eastbound lane near Leesville Road when he was hit by a truck
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  • On Interstate 40, all westbound lanes were closed at exit 266 to 264 near NC-86 in Orange County due to an accident involving a tractor trailer.
  • Freezing rain in parts of the ABC11 viewing area caused slick spots, accidents Thursday morning
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  • Accident along I-540
  • Accident caused major delays Monday morning along westbound lanes of I-540 near Leesville Road
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  • Toyota smashes into the back of truck during rush hour traffic
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  • Accident along I-540
  • Crash causes delays along westbound lanes near Leesville Road
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  • Toyota smashes into the back of truck during rush hour traffic
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  • N.C. 540 highway toll road
  • The state's only toll road, the first leg of the southern part of N.C. 540, is getting more expensive, and there's a chance the northern half of the outer loop will eventually become a toll road as the area's growth continues unabated.
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  • N.C. 540 highway toll road
  • Triangle drivers take note -- new tolls could be on the way.
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  • The mentally ill patient crashed a patrol car on I-540.
  • Wake County district attorney will not pursue charges against two sheriff deputies who shot and killed a mentally ill man.
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  • Jonathan Cunningham
  • Police activity shut down two lanes of I-540 Eastbound in Wake County near the Leesville Road exit Sunday morning
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  • Lauren Ann Gervig (image courtesy Bright Funeral Home)
  • Wake Forest woman killed Friday while trying to put gas in a car on side of highway
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  • Man charged in Raleigh fatal I-540 accident
  • Wake Forest woman killed Friday while trying to put gas in a car on side of highway
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  • I-540 crash injured three people.
  • All lanes of Interstate 540 were blocked eastbound near Six Forks Road following an accident Friday evening.
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  • Speed limit
  • The N.C. Department of Transportation will increase the speed limit on three major highways in the next seven days.
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  • Purple Route of NC 540 in southern Wake County
  • An extension of the Highway 540 loop is again causing major concern throughout southern Wake County.
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  • Purple Route of NC 540 in southern Wake County
  • An extension of the Highway 540 loop is again causing major concern throughout southern Wake County.
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  • Traffic signals could help drivers from being stuck in traffic.
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  • Traffic signals could help drivers from being stuck in traffic.
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  • Jonathan Cunningham
  • Police activity shut down two lanes of I-540 Eastbound in Wake County near the Leesville Road exit Sunday morning
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  • Jonathan Cunningham
  • The man's family told ABC11 he was non-violent and they described him as kind and generous
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  • A semi truck burst into flames during the Friday evening commute.
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  • The toll road will close overnight so that DOT crews can clean cameras
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  • The toll road will close overnight so that DOT crews can clean cameras
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  • Speed limit increased on I-540 between the U.S. Highway 70 and U.S. 64/264
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  • Some sections of new toll road don't have cable barriers - the I-Team finds out why
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  • Some sections of new toll road don't have cable barriers - the I-Team finds out why
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  • Speed limit will increase on I-540 between the U.S. Highway 70 and U.S. 64/264
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  • A Raleigh man says he has never been on the state's first toll road, but keeps getting billed. He called the Troubleshooter for help.
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  • A Raleigh man says he has never been on the state's first toll road, but keeps getting billed. He called the Troubleshooter for help.
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  • Some drivers are have been double billed on the new Triangle Expressway.
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  • Some drivers are have been double billed on the new Triangle Expressway.
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  • An 18-wheeler carrying mulch overturned on the ramp that connects I-540 south with US 64 East in Knightdale
  • A tractor trailer carrying mulch overturned on the ramp that connects I-540 eastbound with US 64 eastbound in Knightdale.
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  • Chris Petersen
  • Man convicted in the 2001 accident that killed four teenagers is in trouble with the law again
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  • Interstate 40
  • Work on bridge will shut down exit ramp for 2-3 nights beginning Monday
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  • A Raleigh man was killed in an accident on I-540 early Friday morning, according to officials.
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  • A woman driving eastbound on I-540 went airborne in her vehicle and landed about 100 feet down an embankment.
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  • A woman driving eastbound on I-540 went airborne in her vehicle and landed about 100 feet down an embankment.
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  • Get ready to pay higher tolls if you drive on parts of the Triangle Expressway.
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  • Phase two of the N.C. Highway 540 project officially opened to traffic Wednesday.
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  • Phase two of the N.C. Highway 540 project officially opened to traffic Wednesday.
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  • A foot chase in Raleigh ended Friday morning when authorities arrested a wanted suspect who jumped out of a vehicle stopped along the interstate.
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  • A motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital after being hurt in a wreck.
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  • Flames were shooting through the roof and burned the majority of the home
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  • The estimated cost is $8.4 million and will mean nightly lane closures.
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  • Accident backs up traffic after truck being used for I-540 project hit digital sign
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  • The estimated cost is $8.4 million and will mean nightly lane closures.
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  • The fire started Tuesday morning near Knightdale
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