ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCT) — Rocky Mount police said a 21-year-old was killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer on Thursday.
Police said Dineceshia Dernaesia Thomas of Rocky Mount was killed around 1:40 p.m. in a wreck on Highway 97 West at Springfield Road. Thomas was traveling north on Springfield Road and entered the intersection with Highway 97. Her car crashed into a tractor-trailer owned by Jernigan Oil Transport.
Thomas’ car overturned and she was ejected from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials said the tractor-trailer had a green light. The investigation continued Thursday evening.