18-year-old dead in Edgecombe Co fatal accident

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EDGECOMBE CO, NC (WNCT) – North Carolina troopers responded to the scene of a fatal accident on Friday afternoon.

Sgt. Eddie Yarborough told WNCT that 18-year-old Miranda Brown drove through a stop sign at the intersection of State Road 1109 and NC 42.

He then said an oncoming tractor trailer hit the car which killed Brown instantly.

Brown’s passenger Samantha Griffin, 19, was transported to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville with serious injuries.

Sgt. Yarborough says the tractor trailer driver was fine.

The investigation is on-going.

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