RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — The person killed in a crash on U.S. Highway 64 in Randolph County on Wednesday afternoon has been identified.
At 4:18 p.m., the State Highway Patrol responded to a crash that occurred on 64 near Pleasant Ridge Road.
Tammy Lynn Bennett, 48, of Ramseur, was traveling east in a Ford passenger car. Bennett traveled across the center turning lane and into the westbound lanes. Bennett sideswiped a Ford pickup that was traveling west.
Bennett then collided with a Ford SUV head-on. After the two initial crashes occurred, four other vehicles were involved in subsequent crashes.
Patricia Lynn Dean, 51, of Ramseur, was a front right passenger with Bennett. Dean died at the scene. Bennett was taken to Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital for life-threatening injuries.
Several other injuries were reported, however, were minor and not transported.
Troopers cleared the scene at 7:52 p.m. At this time, no charges have been made.