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Woman dies in Cumberland County crash

Posted November 26, 2008

— A woman died in a car crash early Wednesday on Interstate 95 north in Cumberland County, troopers said.

Jessica Leigh Baysden, 27, of Hubert, was a soldier at Fort Bragg. She was a specialist in the warrior transition battalion, according to Fort Bragg officials.

She apparently drove off the left side of the road, overcorrected, drove off the road again and hit a guardrail, troopers said.

The crash happened around 2 a.m. near mile marker 61.

Speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash, authorities said.

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  • ObamaMustGo aka NCcarguy Nov 26, 2008

    My Thoughts and Prayers certainly go out to her family and friends!