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Woman critically injured in Chatham County wreck

Posted October 9, 2008 11:40 p.m. EDT

— A woman was injured Thursday evening in a wreck in Chatham County.

It happened just before 7:30 p.m. on N.C. Highway 87, south of Pittsboro.

Frances Smith's car went left of center and hit a truck head-on, the state Highway Patrol said.

Smith, 61, was critically injured and transported to a hospital for treatment.

The people inside the truck sustained minor injuries, troopers said.