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Woman Dies In Single-Car Wreck In Halifax County

Posted February 14, 2005 10:20 a.m. EST

— A woman was killed when her car ran off the road in Halifax County Monday morning.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol reported that a Honda Passport crashed into telephone pole along Sam Powell Dairy Road, off Highway 48, south of Roanoke Rapids at 9 a.m.

The female driver, who was the only person in the vehicle, was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle as it overturned.

She was dead at scene, the highway patrol said. Authorities also reported finding marijuana and a marijuana pipe in vehicle.

The woman's identity has not been released.