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Another Wakefield High Student Killed In Car Crash

Posted April 25, 2006 10:32 a.m. EDT

— For the second time in just over a month, a car crash has claimed the life of a senior at Wakefield High School.

Ashley Riggsbee, 18, was driving on

Raven Ridge Road

near Falls of the Neuse Road around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. Investigators say she lost control of her car and hit a tree. Alcohol was not involved in the crash.

Four Wakefield High seniors died March 4 after the driver of their car lost control on an exit off the new Highway 64 bypass and flipped over a rail. Another Wakefield student died in a crash in November, 2005.