Pitt County Woman Dies In Beaufort County Accident

A Pitt County woman has died after a single vehicle crash this afternoon in Beaufort County.

The Highway Patrol says Brittany Green of Grimesland died in the 12:17 p.m. accident on Highway 33, between Chocowinity and Blounts Creek.

A five year old child was also in the van, when it crossed the center line and struck a tree. The child was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center where they are in stable condition.

The highway was blocked for more than an hour because of the accident. Troopers are still investigating why the 22-year-old woman's van went off the road.