A fatal crash in Alexander County claimed the life of a Catawba County woman Friday night. According the The North Carolina Highway Patrol , 57 year old Susan Willis Allen was killed in a single vehicle crash on Highway 16 near the Wilkes County line.
Allen was alone and traveling north on Highway 16. Her vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole then overturned and struck a tree. According to a spokesperson for the patrol, Allen was ejected from the vehicle and was not wearing a seat belt. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident report indicates that no impairment was evident and no other vehicle was involved. The crash occurred around 8:50 pm last Friday, November 25th.