Bassett woman dies in Henry County two-vehicle crash

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HENRY COUNTY (WSLS 10) – State police are investigating a crash that happened Saturday and killed a 56-year-old Bassett woman.

The crash occurred at 7:21 p.m. on Route 57, east of Route 779, Crestview Drive, in Henry County.

Police say a 1998 Chrysler Cirrus was traveling east on Route 57, a tenth of a mile east of Route 779, when it crossed the center line and struck a 2013 Ford F-150 traveling west head-on.

Mary L. Carter, 56, of Bassett, who was driving the Chrysler, was wearing her seat belt and died at the scene.

Dustin L. Hylton, 23, of Spencer, who was driving the Ford, was wearing his seat belt was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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