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Weekend Crash Claims Woman’s Life

A South Carolina woman was killed in a weekend crash in Lincoln County. The deceased is 53-year-old Dorothy Gail Thomas of the town of North, in Orangeburg County, S.C.

On Sunday (June 19), at approximately 5:15 p.m., the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to Reepsville Road at the intersection of Corriher Farm Road. A 2014 Kia Optima was stopped on Corriher Farm Road. A 1992 Jeep Wrangler was traveling west on Reepsville Road. The Kia started onto Reepsville Road, failed to yield the right of way, and collided with the Jeep.

The driver of the Kia, Dorothy Gail Thomas, passed away as a result of her injuries at the scene. The driver of the Jeep, a Vale resident, was not injured. Both drivers were restrained by seatbelts. Alcohol impairment is not suspected. No charges are expected.