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Woman killed in weekend accident

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT)- A woman is dead and her boyfriend is in jail accused of hitting her with his car.

It happened Saturday morning around 1 a.m. on Old Stake Road, just 4 miles south of Chadbourn.

According to highway patrol, Kristy Nicole Yarbrough left a party and was sitting in the road when Mitchell Ransom II went to look for her and wound up hitting her. Both are from Bladenboro.

Ransom was charged with felony death by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter and driving while impaired .

At last check, Ransom was still in the Columbus County jail under $55,000 bond.

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