Robeson County, NC (January 21, 2021) – A 42-year-old woman was killed in a car accident that took place in Robeson County on Wednesday night. The crash happened around Highway 72 near Pembroke.
According to Trooper K.D. Locklear with the North Carolina Highway Patrol, a Chevrolet was traveling on Highway 72 when the driver failed to yield the right of way to an oncoming pickup truck. The two vehicles collided in the intersection. A female passenger in the Chevrolet was taken to a hospital in Lumberton where she died from her injuries. Her identity has not been released at this time. There is no word on whether the driver of the pickup was injured in the crash and that driver has also not been identified.
Charges are pending against the driver of the Chevrolet at this time. An investigation into the crash is ongoing. There is no additional information available.