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Driver dies of injuries in Pineville-Matthews Road wreck

A driver involved in a three-vehicle wreck on Pineville-Matthews Road March 15 has died of her injuries, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Wednesday.

Police said Jeannine Anna Haight, 79, was driving a westbound Toyota Prius when she tried to turn left onto Elm Lane and turned into the path of an oncoming Chevrolet Suburban.

The Chevrolet then struck a 2010 BMW X5 that was stopped at the light on Elm Lane.

Medic took Haight to Carolinas Medical Center. She died Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The Suburban’s driver was taken to Novant Health Matthews Medical Center with minor injuries. The driver of the BMW was uninjured.

Police are investigating the crash and encourage any witnesses to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or CMPD’s Major Crash Investigation Unit at 704-432-2169.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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