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.