Crystal Miller killed when her car leaves roadway and crashes into tree.

Accident Date: 
Monday, January 20, 2014
Modified Date: 
Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:42pm

Troopers have identified the woman killed in a crash on Interstate 40 in Davie County early Tuesday morning.

Troopers have identified the woman killed in a crash on Interstate 40 in Davie County early Tuesday morning.

Crystal Miller, 38, of Cleveland in Rowan County, died in the crash around 5:30 a.m. on the westbound side near mile marker 165 west of Mocksville.

Miller's vehicle drove off the road and ran into a tree, troopers said. She died at the scene.

Miller wasn't wearing a seat belt, troopers said. The seat belt might have saved her life, troopers said.

The crash is still being investigated.

People Involved: 
Crystal Miller

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