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Woman dies in collision; trucker charged

Posted on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 5:41 pm

Fatal Accident (4)A Fayetteville woman died early Friday morning in a traffic accident when her vehicle was hit by a semi-tractor trailer truck.

Brandy George, 29, driving a 2008 Pontiac G6, was killed when she pulled out of Goodman Industries’ parking lot and turned east on Wilson Parkway into the path of the 2007 Freightliner tractor trailer truck, said Detective Joel Massey of the Fayetteville Police Department.

“THP is assisting us in the investigation into the accident itself and is using their CIRT (Critical Incident Response Team),” he said.

The driver of the truck, Terrance Ray Rowe, 63, of Paris, Ill., was charged with reckless homicide and released from Lincoln County Jail on $170,000 bond.

Massey declined to comment Monday on why Rowe was charged.