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Two killed in head-on collision in Catawba County

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Published: Feb. 17, 2021 at 11:37 PM EST
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CLAREMONT, N.C. (WBTV) - Two people were killed in a crash Wednesday morning in Catawba County, according to N.C. Highway Patrol.

Troopers say 19-year-old Caroline Elizabeth Ervin and 53-year-old Bradley Joseph Koepnick died at the scene.

The crash happened just before noon on Riverbend Road near Oxford School Road.

Officers say a  2010 Ford Mustang, driven by Koepnick, crossed the centerline in a curve, and collided head-on with a 2007 Toyota Camry, driven by Ervin.

The roadway was closed for approximately three hours during the on-scene investigation.

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