2 women who died in single-vehicle crash in Gaston County identified, troopers say

2 women who died in single-vehicle crash in Gaston County identified, troopers say
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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — Two women who died in a single-vehicle crash just before midnight Saturday in Gaston County have been identified, troopers said.

The crash happened on Highway 27 near Airport Road just north of Stanley.

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Authorities confirmed Carley Skibo, 26, and Rebekka Rich, 28, were dead at the scene.

A third person was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

Officials said the car was traveling north on Highway 27 when it crossed over the left lane and struck a tree.

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No other details have been released.

Check back with wsoctv.com for updates on this ongoing investigation.

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