• Troopers: 1 dead after car crashes into tree in Gaston Co.


    DALLAS, N.C. - North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers were investigating a deadly accident just north of Dallas Tuesday morning.

    Troopers said 51-year-old Gloria Chacon-Hernandez was killed when her 1997 Nissan ran off of Dallas High Shoals Highway, overturned and crashed into a tree near Miles Road around 6:30 a.m.

    Officials told Channel 9 she was on her way to work.

    Troopers said that speed does appear to be a factor in the crash.

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