Laurinburg woman killed in head-on crash

Staff report

SHANNON — A Laurinburg woman was killed in a head-on collision last week that injured three other people, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.

Jennifer Marie Giddens, 29, of Wagram Street, was killed when her Hyundai passenger car crossed the centerline on Shannon Road, colliding with a Dodge pickup truck driven by Ruby Ann Jones, according to a report filed by Trooper K.D. Locklear.

The accident occurred Thursday at about 7:15 a.m., less than a mile south of Shannon and about 3.5 miles from Red Springs.

According to the report, speed was not a factor.

Jones, 30, of 14th Avenue in Dillon, South Carolina, and two passengers in her vehicle suffered injuries and were transported to various hospitals. Passengers Willie Peppers and Marvin McRae are also from Dillon.

Staff report

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