GRANITE QUARRY, N.C. -- A collision between a car and tractor trailer led to the death of a woman in Granite Quarry.
The crash happened just before 11 p.m. on Highway 52 near O.C. Pines Drive.
Police say the driver of a Glover Polk truck was turning on to the highway when Hoyle Talbert struck the left rear wheels of the trailer.
Hoyle and his wife Helen were airlifted to a nearby hospital. Helen did not survive the crash. Hoyle is listed in critical condition.
Investigators say Talbert did not see the trailer, and speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors. They did not find any safety violations with the vehicle.
Charges are not expected.