7-year-old girl dies in Edgecombe County crash

PINETOPS, N.C. (WNCT)- Highway Patrol reports a 7-year-old girl has died following a Monday morning crash.

One car was traveling east on Davistown-Mercer Road near U.S. 258 in Pinetops when it ran off the roadway to the right. It then over corrected and crossed the center line, going down a ditch and into an embankment. The car then went airborne, hit a parked car and another tree.

The 7-year-old died at the hospital.

It’s unclear right now if the driver is facing any charges in connection with the crash.

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