Powells Point woman killed in Monday wreck
A Powells Point woman died Monday morning from injuries in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 158 in Point Harbor.
According to Sgt. D. W. Weaver with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, witnesses confirmed that the driver of a 2013 Honda CRV pulled out of the Kempsville Lumber Company parking lot to go south on US 158 in front of a north bound 2018 Ryder Freightliner truck. The truck driver had no time to avoid a collision with the Honda, stated Weaver.
A female driver of the Honda was pronounced dead at the scene. Her husband, a passenger in the Honda, was transported to Norfolk for treatment to his injuries. At last report, he was said to be in critical condition.
The truck driver was treated for injuries and released. No charges are expected to be filed.