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1 killed, 2 injured in Asheville crash

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ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

One person was killed and two more were injured in an Asheville crash Friday afternoon.

The crash happened at 12:42 p.m. near the intersection of Haywood Road and Swannanoa Avenue.

Police said that the driver of a motorcycle was driving southeast on Haywood Road in a reckless manner, having passed a vehicle in a no-passing zone. They said the motorcycle then hit a minivan that was making a left turn onto Haywood Road from Swannanoa Avenue.

Investigators said the motorcycle's driver, 18-year-old Mariah Lance, of Asheville, and the passenger were both thrown from the bike.

Police said that Lance, her passenger and a child in the minivan were taken to Mission Hospital for treatment. They said Lance was pronounced dead at the hospital, and her passenger and the child were not seriously hurt.

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