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3 People Injured in Johnston County Crash

Authorities said a car driven by Betty Jo Owens crossed the center line and hit another car head-on. Jesus Ramos and his wife, Margarita Ramos, were in the other car.

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SELMA — Three people were taken to the hospital Saturday after a crash in Johnston County.

It happened along Bizzell Grove Church Road at about 10:30 a.m. Authorities said a car driven by Betty Jo Owens crossed the center line and hit another car head-on.

Jesus Ramos and his wife, Margarita Ramos, were in the other car. All three were airlifted to UNC hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

Owens will be charged with driving left of center, according to Highway Patrol.

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