Woman killed in Robeson County crash involving 17 year old driver

Posted by Kristy Ondo - email

ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A 17-year-old is charged in a deadly crash that happened Thursday morning near Lumberton.

It happened before 8:00 a.m. on NC-211.

According to the State Highway Patrol, a trooper stopped a gold Oldsmobile, and as he approached the car, the driver sped away.

Within a mile, the driver slammed into a red Honda, killing a 35 year old woman inside.

A 10-month-old child was also injured and airlifted to Duke Hospital.

Troopers say the 17-year-old walked away with cuts and bruises.

He is in custody facing several charges including manslaughter.

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