Woman killed in crash in Catawba County early Wednesday

Woman killed in crash in Catawba County early Wednesday

Woman killed in crash in Catawba County early Wednesday

A Lincoln County woman was killed when her vehicle collided with another vehicle on Slanting Bridge Road in Catawba County this morning (Wednesday, February 22).

According to NC Highway Patrol, troopers responded to a reported accident on Slanting Bridge Road close to Highway 150 and Drena Road.

A Toyota lost control and struck an SUV, causing the Toyota to catch fire.

Troopers said Marissa Billings, of Iron Station, was killed when her auto, which was heading north on Slanting Bridge Road, lost control, crossed the center line and was hit by another vehicle.

Billings was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say they believe Billings was on her way to work at Starbucks in Mooresville.

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