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One killed in Vance County wreck

One person was killed Thursday morning in a wreck on N.C. Highway 39 in Vance County, authorities said.

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HENDERSON, N.C. — One person was killed Thursday morning in a wreck on N.C. Highway 39 in Vance County, authorities said.

Tammy Evans Faulkner, 41, of Louisburg, was northbound on N.C. 39 at about 7:50 a.m. when her 1996 Chevrolet passenger van crossed the center line and collided with a 2000 Chevrolet pickup driven by Robert William Hill, authorities said.

Faulkner was killed in the wreck, and her son, Clint Randall Faulkner, 18, a passenger in the van, was taken to Maria Parham Hospital for treament. There was no word on his condition Thursday evening.

Hill, 61, was airlifted to WakeMed for treatment. He was listed in fair condition Friday morning.

The accident remains under investigation, but authorities said alcohol wasn't a factor.

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