Woman crashes after high speed chase on her birthday

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CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. - A woman was in the hospital Tuesday morning, accused of driving drunk and leading officers on a high speed chase through Cleveland County on her birthday.

A Grover police officer and North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper tried to stop Edna Parker on Highway 226 late Monday night.

They said she stopped for a moment and a passenger jumped out. But then they said she sped away and eventually crashed at the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Post Road.

She's expected to survive.