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Alcohol Involved In Roanoke Rapids Fatal Wreck

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ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. — Authorities say speeding and alcohol played a role in a deadly head-on collision in Roanoke Rapids.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol says that 20-year-old Stephen Jones crossed the center line on Fifth Street, and collided with another vehicle around 7 a.m. Saturday

Jones was critically injured.

The passenger in the other car, 56-year-old Gladys Green, was killed. Her son Derrik was hurt, but is expected to survive.

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