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Wrong-way driver was cause of Sanford wreck

Posted September 19, 2008 11:34 a.m. EDT
Updated September 20, 2008 9:37 p.m. EDT

— Sanford police have determined that Janie Mabe Hardy, 80, was traveling north in the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 1 Thursday when her car collided with another vehicle.

Harby, of 604 Glenwood Drive in Sanford, was pronounced dead at the scene near the junction of U.S. highways 1 and 421 Bypass. 

The driver of the other vehicle, Mark Thomas Levitt, 27, of 101 East Bingham Street in Alpena, Mich., was airlifted to UNC Hospitals. Levitt remained in critical condition Saturday night.