North Carolina Highway Patrol reported that this morning at approximately 1:10 a.m. a northbound vehicle crashed, resulting in one fatality. There was one female driver in the car, 26-year-old Stephaine LaJoy Johnson. The crash occurred on Twisted Hickory Road, four miles northwest of Clarkton.
According to NCHP Sergeant John Collins, Johnson failed to maintain road control while rounding a curve and passed away at the scene. Law Enforcement does not suspect that the driver was under the influence.
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