When turning onto Peartree Road from Pitts Chapel Road, in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, a pickup truck struck the woman in the driver's side door. The 19-year-old passed away on May 9, 2011, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.She was a student at Tidewater Community College and worked at TJ Maxx at Red Mill Shopping Center. She graduated from Kellam High School in Virginia Beach, VA in 2010.
The car accident remained under investigation. The woman is survived by her parents, brother, sister, maternal grandmother, and paternal grandmother. Her aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends loved her dearly.
The family and friends of the woman killed in this North Carolina car wreck may be looking at months, or years, of mourning for the possible wrongful death of this young student. The death of a loved one from a car crash is a life-changing tragedy. It is difficult to imagine that, in a moment someone you love is taken. This tragedy depicts the damage that can occur in a NC car crash.
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