Police: Unborn baby dies in head-on crash in Salisbury

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SALISBURY, N.C. - An unborn baby has died after a pregnant mother was involved in a head-on crash in Salisbury Friday.

Police said the woman was driving a 2011 Chevrolet South Main St near the intersection of West Horah Street when witnesses said she traveled left of center for about one block.

Another driver coming in the opposite direction in a 2002 Ford pickup truck stopped on South Main Street when he saw the car coming towards him, police said.

The car struck the truck head-on. The driver of the car was 35 weeks pregnant and was transported to Novant Rowan Medical Cetner.

The unborn baby died and the woman is in unstable condition. Police said the woman was not wearing a seat belt.

Police have not released the name of the woman pending notification of family.

The driver of the truck, Tommy Euart, 65, was not injured and was wearing a seat belt.

Police have not said why the woman was driving on the wrong side of the road.


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