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Winston-Salem man dies after car crashes into tree

(Winston-Salem Fire Department)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. —  A Winston-Salem man was killed when his car struck a tree Friday morning, according to a press release.

Frederick Johnson Walters, 42, was driving south on University Parkway when he lost control of his BMW sedan and drove off the road, hitting a tree in the center median.

Waters was trapped inside the car and had to be cut out by a crew from the Winston-Salem Fire Department. He was treated at the scene but died from his injuries.

Anyone with additional information about the crash is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7832 or Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800.