1 dead after head-on collision in Rowan County

- State troopers say one person has died after a fatal crash occurred along Stokes Ferry Road near Trexler Road around 7 a.m. on Saturday.

Officials say Phantasha Krystal Sky Cook, 22, of Salisbury was traveling West along Stokes Ferry Road in a 2015 Nissan Ultima where she collided head-on with Jennifer Lasur, 40, who was driving a 2007 Ford Mustang.

Cook died on scene as a result of the collision. Lasur was flown by helicopter to Baptist Hospital and is suffering from numerous broken bones.

Troopers say Cook was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. They also found prescription or non-prescription drugs in Cook's car.

Speed and alcohol did not play a role in the accident.




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