Person dies after vehicle hits tree near Davie County

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IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. -- A person died Tuesday morning after a vehicle hit a tree near Davie County, according to troopers.

The crash happened on Interstate 40 eastbound at mile marker 157 near the Iredell/Davie county line around 10:30 a.m.

Troopers said 55-year-old Brenda McCrary, of Newton, was the driver of the vehicle and was killed in the wreck.

McCrary's sisters, 63-year-old Jessie Stevens, of Catawba, and 71-year-old Joanne Hendricks, of Hickory, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Troopers said a back rear tire blew out and McCrary overcorrected to the left and ran off the road.

Troopers said there was not much the driver could do with that severe of a blowout going 70 mph, which was the speed limit.

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