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One Killed, Three Injured in Johnston County Collision

Posted March 17, 2007 10:19 p.m. EDT

— Troopers believe the weather played a role in a fatal crash in Johnston County.

A speeding car hydroplaned on Brogden Road east of Smithfield Friday afternoon and hit another car in oncoming traffic.

A woman riding in the car that was hit died, while two others were critically injured. A passenger in the speeding car suffered head injuries.

Investigators said charges are pending in the collision.