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Whitakers woman killed in Nash County wreck

Posted September 4, 2008 12:36 p.m. EDT

— A Whitakers woman was killed late Wednesday in a single-vehicle wreck, authorities said.

Betty Vines, 43, was southbound on Red Oak Road at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday when she drove off the left side of the road, authorities said. Her vehicle hit a culvert and overturned, and she was ejected.

Authorities said they suspect speed was a factor in the wreck and said Vines wasn't wearing a seat belt. They said they don't suspect alcohol was a factor in the wreck.