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Woman injured in Moore County crash

Posted January 3, 2010 9:10 p.m. EST
Updated January 4, 2010 6:13 a.m. EST

— A 60-year-old woman was injured late Sunday morning during a head-on crash with a tractor-trailer in Moore County.

State troopers said Francis Vanderwalker, of West End, was driving a Nissan on U.S. 15/501, near McCrimmon Road, when the car traveled left of center and slammed into the tractor-trailer.

Vanderwalker was transported by helicopter to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, where she was in critical condition early Monday.

Car passenger David York, of Asheboro, was transported to Moore Regional Hospital. His condition was listed as stable.

The tractor-trailer driver was not injured.

Troopers said charges are pending in the crash.