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Teen dead after vehicle hits tree

Posted June 22, 2009 9:01 a.m. EDT

— A 16-year-old girl died in a single-vehicle wreck on N.C. Highway 49, about 5 miles south of Asheboro, Sunday afternoon.

State troopers said that Cassendra Maria Fiscal, of Denton, was traveling north around 3 p.m. when she went off the right side of the roadway. Cassendra over-corrected, and the vehicle overturned and struck a tree.

Troopers were looking into the cause of the wreck.