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Bristol woman dies when truck crashes into her house

Staff • Mar 2, 2008 at 12:00 AM

BRISTOL, Tenn. — A 34-year-old Bristol, Tenn., woman was killed early Sunday when a vehicle crashed into her residence.

Police say a 2003 Dodge pickup truck was traveling westbound on Hazelwood Street when it entered the intersection with Carolina Avenue, left the roadway and struck the residence at 1422 Carolina Ave. at approximately 1:14 a.m.

According to authorities, the driver of the truck was a 15-year-old female, who had a 17-year-old male passenger in the vehicle. When officers arrived on the scene, the residence was in flames.

The incident is still under investigation.

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