Driver cited for speeding in fatal North Carolina crash

Fatal Car Crash in Downtown GoldsboroFatal Car Crash in Downtown Goldsboro A woman has tragically lost her life after a car crash in downtown Goldsboro, North Carolina. The accident occurred on Monday afternoon at the intersection of Ash and Center Streets, which forms a prominent traffic circle in the city center. According to a news release from the Goldsboro Police Department, the crash took place around 5:45 pm when a car collided with a power pole. Initial reports indicated that one person might have been trapped inside the vehicle. Upon arriving at the scene, authorities discovered a man and a woman had been occupants of the car during the wreck. Tragically, the female passenger succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity has not yet been released to the public. The driver of the vehicle, identified as 67-year-old Lee Grubb of Smithfield, received traffic citations for speeding and failing to maintain control of his lane. No further details regarding the crash or the condition of the driver have been provided by the Goldsboro Police Department at this time. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A woman died after a car crashed into a power pole in downtown Goldsboro Monday afternoon, police said.

The crash happened just before 5:45 pm at the intersection of Ash and Center streets, which is a large traffic circle in downtown Goldsboro, according to a news release from the Goldsboro Police Department.

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The call initially reported a car crashed with at least one person possibly pinned in the vehicle, police said. A man and woman were in the car during the wreck.

A woman who was a passenger in the car died from injuries she suffered in the crash, according to police. Her name was not released Monday night.

Meanwhile, Lee Grubb, 67, of Smithfield was cited for exceeding the speed limit and failure to maintain lane control, the news release said.

No other information was released by the police.


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