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Woman found dead inside car crashed into a ditch

Posted January 30, 2020 10:35 a.m. EST


Deputies in Wayne County responded to a call about a young woman slumped over in a vehicle near the intersection of Pikeville-Princeton Road and Nahunta Road on Wednesday night.

While deputies were on the way, the call was upgraded to a crash.

When they arrived, deputies discovered the car in a ditch with the victim dead inside. Officials described her as young and white.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol was also called to the scene.

Officials are investigating the cause of the crash and death. They have not shared the victim's identity.

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