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Whitakers woman killed in Nash County wreck

Posted September 4, 2008

— A Whitakers woman was killed late Wednesday in a single-vehicle wreck, authorities said.

Betty Vines, 43, was southbound on Red Oak Road at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday when she drove off the left side of the road, authorities said. Her vehicle hit a culvert and overturned, and she was ejected.

Authorities said they suspect speed was a factor in the wreck and said Vines wasn't wearing a seat belt. They said they don't suspect alcohol was a factor in the wreck.

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  • LoneWolf72 Sep 4, 2008

    What? You mean it wasn't another DUI? It was speed? Noooooo way....so, we should throw all speeders in jail, right?