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72-year-old woman dies after Moore County collision

January 1, 2019 GMT

A 72-year-old woman died and two other people were injured in a head-on collision early Tuesday in Moore County.

Evon Anderson Hughes, of Southern Pines, died at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.

A Toyota Camry and an Infinity QX56 hit each other south of Pinebluff at the intersection of U.S. Highway 1 and Addor Road around 3 a.m.

The three victims were taken to FirstHealth, in Pinehurst.

One lane of U.S. Hwy 1 northbound was closed while the accident was investigated and the wreck debris removed from the roadway. It later reopened.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash.

Billy Marts of the Aberdeen Times contributed to this report.