Fatal Wreck Closes Highway 55 In Craven County

A 21-year-old woman from Pink Hill was killed Thursday morning when her car veered off a Craven County highway.

It happened this morning on Highway 55, west of New Bern near Tuscarora.

Troopers say 21-year-old Brittany Wells of Pink Hill was killed when her car veered off the road and struck a tree. They say her fiance was following in another car when it happened.

The Highway Patrol says it is still investigating what caused her to run off road.