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NEW INFO: Woman Dies In Fiery Crash On Highway 24

State troopers have released more details in Monday's deadly head-on crash on Highway 24 in Carteret County.

Denise Evans of Morehead City died instantly when her pickup truck crossed the center line and struck a flatbed truck. Troopers say the 45-year-old woman's truck exploded in the crash.

The driver of the flatbed was treated and released from Carteret General Hospital.


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A woman was killed after troopers say her pickup truck exploded after it struck another truck head-on Monday morning.

The accident happened around 9:15 a.m. near the intersection of Broad Creek Loop Road and Highway 24 in Carteret County. That's in front of the Broad & Gales Creek Volunteer Fire Department.

Troopers say woman's pickup crossed the center line and hit a flat bed truck. The driver of that truck escaped with minor injuries.

Highway 24 was closed between Broad Creek Loop and 9 Mile Road.


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