Woman dies after crashing into construction equipment in Greensboro work zone

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Police said a woman in Greensboro died after she drove into a closed work zone and crashed into construction equipment.

Stephanie Escobar Scales was pronounced dead by Guilford County emergency workers, according to a press release from Greensboro police.

Police said Scales was driving a 2016 Nissan Altima southbound on I-73 south and entered a closed work zone shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday.

She then hit a piece of construction equipment, a Diamond Products PC6000, according to police. One construction worker suffered minor injuries.

Police are investigating and have not said why Scales entered the work zone.

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