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Woman Killed In One-Car Accident - Pisgah Forest, NC


May 25, 2017

Phyllis Talley, 57, was killed after her vehicle collided with a tree on U.S. 276 in Pisgah National Forest at around 3:46 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23.

According to N.C. State Trooper William Hemphill, the vehicle ran off the right shoulder and Talley “overcorrected” by pulling the car back across the centerline. The vehicle then traveled off the left shoulder of the road, where she hit a tree.

“Upon striking the tree, the vehicle overturned on its roof and ejected Talley out of the back window,” Hemphill said.

Hemphill said speed was a factor, and he added that Talley was not wearin...

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