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Woman Killed in Johnston County Accident

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SMITHFIELD, N.C. — May 22, 1997 - 12:50 p.m. EDT

Traffic is back to normal on highways 98 and 42 in Johnston County after a deadly accident Wednesday night.

Troopers say a driver heading east on Highway 96 was trying to turn onto Highway 42 when her car collided with a truck.

The driver of the car died. The truck driver is in the hospital. Crews cleared the crash scene just before midnight.

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