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Woman killed in Johnston County crash

Posted October 15, 2012

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— A woman died Monday afternoon in a crash on Elevation Road in Johnston County, according to the highway patrol.

Jennifer Wiggins, 39, of Four Oaks, was traveling southbound on Elevation Road when she ran off the road to the right and over-corrected into the path of an oncoming car. Wiggins died at the scene. Troopers said she was not wearing a seat belt.

The other driver, Leeann Vargas, 29, could not have stopped in time to avoid hitting Wiggins' car, troopers determined. No charges will be filed.


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  • Retired nurse Oct 16, 2012

    This is very sad for both families! Praying for all of them!

  • Scubagirl Oct 16, 2012

    Very sad, condolences to her family

  • Disabled Vet Oct 16, 2012

    When are people going to learn that you want most were a seatbelt when driving. If you run off the right side of the road, Gradually ease back onto the road do not suddenly pull the wheel.

  • LocalYokel Oct 16, 2012

    praying that people will think about their driving! So sad yet so preventable!

  • Caring Oct 16, 2012

    Praying for the family! So sad!