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Woman dies in Greene County after car swept away in high water

Posted April 27

— A Florida woman died Wednesday when her car was swept away by high water in Greene County near Stantonsburg.

Sandra Berry, 65, drove around several barricades on N.C. Highway 58 and was swept away by the water near Parris Road, according to NBC affiliate WITN.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol troopers said a witness called authorities after seeing Berry get swept away around 8 p.m. Troopers later recovered the car and Berry's body, according to the station.

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  • Sean Creasy Apr 27, 11:46 a.m.
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    Considering the choices I'd pick Trump over Hillary any time.. You are oblivious to all the corruption, lies, and deceit that she has done over her ENTIRE carrier. The only reason she's not in prison now is because the head investigator for the Benghazi incident is one of her son in laws and Mr. Obama censured the FBI from bringing charges to cover his own backside...

  • Sara Hauser Apr 27, 9:53 a.m.
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    Sad and preventable. People just don't get the "turn around , don't drown" messsge

  • Lynn Wilhelm Apr 27, 9:18 a.m.
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    I can't imagine why she drove into that water, sorry about her death.

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