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HP: Mom and daughter killed in accident near Black Mountain

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Two people are dead after an accident on Highway 9 in North Carolina on Wednesday.

The accident happened just south of Black Mountain shortly before 4:30 p.m. near Tree Haven Road.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol said one car was getting ready to turn into a driveway when another car that was passing on the highway hit the first car.

The second car then hit a tree, troopers said.

Trooper Brandon Miller with NCHP tells us the driver of the car who was attempting to pass, has been identified as 28-year-old Andreah Hollifield Frost. Her mother, Kathy Hollifield Norton, 51, was in the passenger seat. Both of them died from injuries in the crash. A third passenger, identified as the drivers sister, was taken to the hospital.

Troopers tell us the driver of the second vehicle, Julia Garrion was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Troopers said one of the victims died on the scene and the second died in the hospital.

NCHP is investigating the accident. We're told speed was a factor in the crash.

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