SHARPSBURG, N.C. (WNCN) – The North Carolina State Highway Patrol confirmed a woman died in Nash County after she was struck by a tractor-trailer.
The crash happened at approximately 2:18 p.m. on Old Bailey Highway and Macedonia Road, both NCSHP and the Nash County Sheriff’s Office said.
Highway patrol said the tractor-trailer was driving north on Old Bailey Highway and hit a passenger car in an intersection that was driving east on Macedonia Road.
Nash County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Major Eddie Moore said his office is assisting in the response and investigation, but NCSHP is the lead investigator.
NCSHP released the name of both drivers in the crash just before 6 p.m.
Marian Ghraid, 35, died on scene after being struck by the tractor-trailer driven by 75-year-old Howard Tyson. Tyson sustained no injuries.
Troopers said speed and alcohol are not believed to be a factor and no charges are looming.