One dead in Raleigh crash

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – A 22-year-old woman was killed in a crash Thursday evening, Raleigh police said.

The collision occurred near the intersection of Lynn Road and Battleford Drive around 6:50 p.m.

uana Maria Cardona-Alvarez tried to turn left from southbound Battleford Drive onto eastbound Lynn Road, but failed to see her way clear before turning, police said.

Her 2001 Honda passenger car was hit mid-turn by a 2007 Toyota SUV driving west on Lynn Road, according to a police crash report.

Cardona-Alvarez, of 3613 Open Sight Court, Raleigh, was died at the scene, according to police. One other person was sent to the hospital, police said.

A portion of Lynn Road was shut down for hours as police investigated the crash.

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