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One Killed, Four Injured in Head-On Collision in Huntersville, North Carolina

January 08, 2019

HUNTERSVILLE, NC. – A woman was killed and four people, including a child, were injured in a head-on vehicle crash in Huntersville, North Carolina, according to an online news report from*

A Honda Accord and a Jeep Patriot crashed head-on on McCoy Road in Huntersville, North Carolina. The crash happened between Beatties Ford Road and Hambright Road. 

A child and two adults were trapped in the Jeep after the crash. Emergency crews life-flighted the driver to a local hospital. They took the child to Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina via ambulance and also took another adult to a nearby hospital by way of ambulance. The driver, 56-year-old Lisa Overfield (city not reported), was critically injured and tragically died at the hospital the following day. The child’s injuries are said to be serious, and the other adult’s injuries are said to be life-threatening. 

In the Honda, two more people were trapped after the collision. Police said both occupants of the Honda were 16 years old. Crews took them to a local hospital with reported injuries but are expected to recover. With the exception of Overfield, no one involved in the collision has been identified.

In addition, reports from officials indicate that two dogs were killed in the collision. Officials did not say which car the dogs were riding in at the time of the crash. Investigation into this collision is still continuing, and no additional information has yet been released. 

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