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West Rowan High senior, age 17, runs off road, dies in car crash

Crash that killed West Rowan High student Sunday
Crash that killed West Rowan High student Sunday WBTV

A senior at West Rowan High school was killed in a car crash Sunday night in Rowan County, reports the Observer’s news partner WBTV.

North Carolina Highway Patrol officials identified the victim as 17-year-old Ella Ferguson. The crash happened in the 3000 block of Mooresville Road about 8 p.m.

Witnesses told investigators the car ran off the road and hit a tree, WBTV reports. The teen was airlifted to a trauma center where she later died, WBTV reports.

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