LUMBERTON, N.C. (WBTW/WNCN) — A Lumberton woman was killed Monday afternoon after she was shot while driving a car with two children in it, according to police.
The woman, who was identified by police as 23-year-old Brittany Hunt, was driving on Meadow View Road near Linkhaw Road at about 2:30 p.m. when she was shot, police said.
The shooting caused Hunt to lose control of the car, which then crashed into a canal.
Hunt was taken to UNC Health Southeastern where she was pronounced dead, according to police.
Hunt’s 5-year-old twins and a 20-year-old man were also in the car during the incident. Hunt also had another child, according to her cousin Kawanna Hunt.
The incident is under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call 910-671-3845.