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One Dead, One Injured In Moore County Accident

Posted November 7, 2003 6:48 a.m. EST

— Authorities are investigating a deadly wreck in Carthage Thursday afternoon.

The wreck happened at U.S. Highway 15-501 and Union Church Road in Carthage around 1 p.m.

Authorities said two teenage girls were in a Ford Focus when it pulled out into the path of an oncoming dump truck.

The 17-year-old driver, Jennifer Kiser, was killed instantly. Her 17-year-old passenger, Heidi DeWitt, was taken by helicopter to UNC Hospitals, where she is listed in serious condition.

Authorities said both girls attended Union Pines High School.