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Elderly woman dies in Cary wreck

Posted August 31, 2011 7:16 a.m. EDT
Updated August 31, 2011 7:19 a.m. EDT

— An Apex woman died after a wreck that tied up traffic on N.C. Highway 55 in Cary for hours Tuesday evening.

Majorie Megivem, 85, turned left from N.C. 55 onto Parkscene Lane and collided with another car, police said. There was no word on any charges.

Megivem was taken to WakeMed, where she died, hospital officials said.

Police said that a woman and toddler in the second car weren't hurt.

Southbound lanes of N.C. 55 were blocked for hours after the wreck.