Burlington woman killed in wreck on eastbound I-40 in Alamance County

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ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A Burlington woman was killed in an accident on eastbound Interstate 40 on Tuesday morning.

The accident occurred at about 8 a.m. on I-40 near mile marker 150.

Witnesses told Highway Patrol the accident was caused due to a vehicle trying to avoid debris on the roadway.

Paris Bonet Hemingway, 25, of Burlington, was traveling to Durham in a 1997 Subaru Outback. When a vehicle merged to avoid the debris, Hemingway attempted to merge in order to avoid a collision. Her Subaru collided with a traffic wall during the accident.

Hemingway died at Alamance Regional Medical Center at 9:40 a.m.