A woman was killed in a single-vehicle wreck Tuesday morning in northern Gaston County, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.
The crash was reported about 6:30 a.m. on Dallas-High Shoals Highway, near the Miles Road intersection. That is about 3 miles north of Dallas.
Troopers say a 1997 Nissan slammed into a tree, killing the driver. The victim was identified as 51-year-old Gloria Chacon-Hernandez. The investigation is ongoing, and the Highway Patrol has not said what might have led to the crash.