GENERIC - Crash 1

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Asheville, NC (FOX Carolina) - Police in Asheville were called to the scene of a fatal collision Tuesday afternoon. 

According to police, around 5:12 p.m., officers responded to reports of a crash along New Leicester Highway. 

Police say a driver, identified as 66-year-old Kishiko Araya Adams, was trying to turn left from Heritage Drive onto N.C. 63 when she was struck by a car traveling north on N.C. 63. 

Officers say Adams was transported to Mission Hospital, but died from her injuries. 

More news: Road work today near downtown Greenville; closures coming for Saturday morning

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