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Pregnant driver hits drainage pipe, flips car in Johnston County

Posted July 4, 2020 9:15 a.m. EDT
Updated July 4, 2020 9:22 a.m. EDT

— A 19-year-old pregnant woman hit a drainage pipe near a driveway and flipped her car in Johnston County at around 6 a.m. Saturday.

She is suffering possibly serious injuries, according to officials.

Her car overturned at least twice and landed upright on Buffalo Road near the town of Wilsons Mills.

Officials said they believe she fell asleep at the wheel and drove off the road.

State Highway Patrol said charges are pending in the accident.

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