One dead after head-on crash in Currituck County

BARCO, N.C. (WVEC) - A woman was killed Friday evening in a head-on crash that happened on N.C. 168 in Currituck Co.

The wreck happened around 8 p.m. in the 3800 block of Caratoke Highway at the intersection with Barco Road, in the village of Barco.

According to a trooper with the N.C. Highway Patrol, a car was traveling northbound when it crossed the center turn lane into the path of a southbound pickup truck and collided head-on. The car rolled over as a result.

County dispatchers reportedly received calls to 911 stating that a car was being driven erratically on U.S. 158 near the scene of the accident shortly before the wreck. They aren't sure if it was the same driver.

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