CLEVELAND COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Emergency crews had to close down a lane of U.S. Highway 74 at the scene of a deadly wreck involving a tractor trailer and a car in Cleveland County.
The NC Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Ashley Durkee was killed.
Troopers said Durkee was driving north on Peachtree Road just before 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Investigators said Durkee attempted to cross Highway 74 (Dixon Boulevard) to make a turn.
Her car was hit by a tractor-trailer traveling east.
Investigators do not believe the truck was speeding. They said the driver tried to swerve and avoid a crash.
The eastbound lane of Dixon Boulevard was closed while officials work the scene. The road was re-opened after 8:30 p.m.
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