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Mount Airy Woman Killed in Wreck Saturday
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Mount Airy Woman Killed in Wreck Saturday

A Mount Airy woman is dead and a teen is hospitalized following a wreck on U.S. 601 south of Mount Airy Saturday, according to the Mount Airy News.

Marcia Adkins Wickline, 61, was killed in the wreck and her passenger, her grandson, Jacob Beall, of Mount Airy, 19, was injured.

Wickline was traveling south on U.S. 601, and was attempting to turn left onto Meadowcreek Drive when the accident occurred at 6:25 p.m., said Trooper Sonny Hiatt with the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

Hiatt said a car passing slower traffic behind Wickline crashed into the driver’s side door as she turned, the paper reported.

Shelton Blakely Jr., 30, of 700 College Place Ave., Apt. C, Dobson, was driving a Chevrolet Caprice when that vehicle hit Wickline’s.

Blakely was charged at the scene with improper passing, speeding and driving left of center, according to the paper.

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