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Roanoke woman dead after crash in Franklin County
Friday, March 1, 2013
A Roanoke woman is dead after a Friday morning traffic crash in Franklin County, authorities said.
State police spokesman Sgt. Rob Carpentieri said Sarah Elizabeth Harrison, 25, was driving east on Virginia 697 in a 2004 Ford Focus when she crossed into the westbound lane, overcorrected and struck several trees.
Harrison was pronounced dead at the scene. She was wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash.
Carpentieri said the wreck occurred at 8:50 a.m. near the intersection of Wirtz and Wilkerson roads, east of Wirtz.
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