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Roan Mountain woman killed in crash

Staff report • May 6, 2007 at 12:00 AM

A 25-year-old woman was killed when she lost control of her 2000 Honda Accord on a curve of Old State Route 34 Saturday.

Kristie Julie Gibbs's vehicle left the road and struck a tree. Gibbs, of 273 Shell Creek Road, was declared dead at the scene by Washington County Medical Examiner Dr. Vince Pinyard.

The Washington County Sheriff's Department is investigating the crash. The wet roadway and speed contributed to the crash, police said.

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