51-year-old Rory Calvin Hinson of Catawba has been arrested and charged.
The three vehicle crash occurred just before midnight Friday on Keisler Dairy Road in Conover. Hinson is charged with possession of a stolen motor vehicle, misdemeanor death by vehicle and misdemeanor larceny.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, a vehicle driven by Hinson crossed the centerline and hit another vehicle before colliding with a third, head-on. The driver of the third vehicle was killed. The victim is identified as 26-year-old Kristen Lawson from Claremont.
The two other people were injured.
Hinson was arrested by Catawba Co. Sheriff’s Office Saturday and placed in the Catawba Co. Detention Center under a $102,500 secured bond.