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Troopers: Driver to be charged in deadly Rowan Co. head-on wreck

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — Officials in Rowan County plan to charge a woman after a deadly crash in China Grove Monday afternoon.

Troopers said the driver of a black Honda ran off the right side of Old Concord Road around 2:30 p.m. and overcorrected. She then hit a Chevy Impala head-on, killing 67-year-old Jimmie Long of Kannapolis.

Long's wife was flown to the hospital with critical injuries.

Troopers haven't released the Honda driver's name, but said she suffered minor injuries and will be charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

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