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Woman thrown to ground, killed in Selma crash

Posted June 24

A woman was killed Saturday afternoon following a crash in Johnston County.

— A woman was killed Saturday afternoon following a crash in Johnston County.

Authorities said a woman exited her vehicle on the westbound entrance ramp to U.S. Highway 70 in Selma at about 3 p.m. in order to straighten up a large compressor that had overturned in the back of her truck.

An oncoming car struck the truck from behind, throwing the woman to the ground, police said.

Woman thrown to ground, killed in Selma crash

The woman, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities did not say if charges would be filed in the case.

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