CREEDMOOR, N.C. (WNCN) — An elderly woman has died in a triple-vehicle wreck Friday night in Granville County, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
At about 9 p.m., troopers said they were called to U.S. 15 near Munns Road in reference to the crash.
The area is about four miles south of Creedmoor on U.S. 15.
According to an initial investigation, troopers said two of the vehicles tried to pass one another and a male driver in one of the vehicles overturned.
They said he managed to hit a third car, killing Brenda Newcomb Gregory, 66. Troopers said Gregory was not speeding at the time of the crash.
NCSHP said Gregory also had a 7-year-old in the car, who survived.
A CBS 17 crew on the scene said one vehicle was off the side of the road “in a ditch” and another was flipped over.
Several other law enforcement officers and firefighters were working at the scene. The CBS 17 crew said several civilians were there as well.
NCSHP said two kids and a man driver were hurt and taken to the hospital.
According to troopers, speeding was a factor in the crash. They said they’re investigating if drugs or alcohol also played a part in the crash.