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Selma Woman Killed In Traffic Accident

Posted December 31, 2004 3:52 a.m. EST

— One person is dead and another injured in a traffic accident in Johnston County.

Authorities say Jeffrey Gautier's SUV crossed the center line on Buffalo Road Friday morning and hit a car head-on.

The driver, 63-year-old Joanne Godwin of Selma, died at the scene. Her husband, Keith, is in serious condition at Duke Medical Center.

Gautier faces DWI and involuntary manslaughter charges.