Authorities have released the name of a woman who died in a late afternoon accident on Hwy. 133 Monday.
Authorities say Kristina McLawhorn, 40, of Bolivia, was killed on the scene.
The accident happened approximately one mile south of Orton Plantation near the intersection of Orton Road.
According to Trooper J. Ransom with the NC State Highway Patrol, McLawhorn was driving a 2004 Ford Truck when the vehicle crossed over the yellow center line and struck an 18-wheeler head on.
The collision caused the tractor trailer to flip over, and struck two other cars.
The driver of one of the other cars was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center and is listed in critical condition.
The driver of the 18-wheeler was released from the hospital with minor injuries.
No charges have been filed.
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