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Fatal car crash in Columbus County

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COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A car crash in Columbus County over the weekend in took a life and left several people injured.

According to highway troopers it happened a little after eight Saturday night off Highway 905 in Nakina. 

Investigators tell us, Alton Long was traveling north when his pickup truck crossed the centerline and struck a tahoe driven by Erika Perez.

Troopers say, long who was 38-years old died.

A 6-month old baby that was in the car with Perez was transported to a hospital in Chapel Hill.

Six other people were also injured. 

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