WILKES COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - A woman who had been reported missing out of Iredell County has been found dead, officials said.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol (NCHSP), 74-year-old Barbara Houser Bellamy was killed in a car crash in Wilkes County.
Troopers said the incident took place on Brushy Mountain Road near Orchard Road. They believe the deadly crash happened overnight.
An initial investigation revealed that Bellamy’s vehicle was traveling north on Brushy Mountain Road, crossed the centerline, and ran off the left side of the road before going down an embankment and overturning.
Troopers responded to the scene around 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday.
Prior to the crash, Bellamy had last been seen at a home in Statesville.
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