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.
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.