Distracted driver killed in Rowan County collision, troopers say

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — Highway Patrol troopers are trying to figure out why a woman was distracted moments before she crashed into a truck Thursday morning in Rowan County.

That woman died in the crash, which happened around 8:30 a.m. on Sherrills Ford Road, just west of Salisbury.

Troopers told Channel 9 that the woman swerved off the road and over-corrected before hitting the truck.

The truck driver was taken to the hospital but will be OK, officials said.

Troopers have not released the woman's name.

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