A Davidson woman has died after being involved in a head-on collision on N.C. Highway 150 South in Tyro Tuesday afternoon.
The crash happened at around 3:00 p.m. when a Ford Mustang being driven by a 21-year-old man struck her. The man was driving his car north on N.C. 150 and crossed the centerline, striking the woman’s vehicle head-on.
According to reports, the woman was on her way to pick up medicine for her 8-year-old daughter who was suffering from a sore throat. Riding with the woman in her Chevrolet Cavalier was her two children, ages 9 and 8, and another child, age 9.
The woman, along with all three, passenger children, was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
The woman, a 28-year-old student at Davidson County Community College, was pronounced dead Wednesday afternoon at WFBMC.
The children have since been treated and released.
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