Woman killed in crash on Hwy 63 in Buncombe Co.

BUNCOMBE Co., NC (WSPA) – A woman was killed after a crash on NC 63 at Newfound Rd., according to NC Highway Patrol.

Trooper Kelly Rhodes says Cecilia Cook, 57, or Dix Creek Rd. in Leicester died at the scene.

Cook was not wearing a seat belt, according to Rhodes.

Cook was making a left turn and failed to yield right of way and was hit by a car, according to the report.

There were two people in that car.

They were taken to the hospital with minor injuries and are expect to be released later today, according to troopers.

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