• Woman dies in Union Co. wreck days after her 26th birthday


    UNION COUNTY, N.C. - A 26-year-old woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash Friday morning in Union County, troopers said.

    Troopers said Raven Ashley Phifer of Marshville was going about 75 mph on Landsford Road when she hit a curve and lost control.



    Phifer's car hit a tree, causing the tree to fall over on the road. 

    Troopers said she wasn't wearing a seatbelt.

    They said the crash happened about a mile from her home. Phifer had just celebrated her 26th birthday on Monday.

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