Belmont , NC : 72 - years old woman injured in fatal car accident after lost of her Control near mile marker 25 on Sunday morning , January 11h 2015
Car accident from Sunday morning.
The driver, Margaret Lee Lumsden, 72, of Charlotte, was driving on Interstate 85 south through Belmont around 9:38 a.m.
Officials said the initial investigation showed Lumsden lost control of her car near mile marker 25.
When the vehicle left the highway it went airborne and hit a tree, police said. The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed upon impact.
Lumsden was pronounced dead at the scene. Medical issues appear to be contributing factors.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol is assisting in the investigation
Police: Speed, medical issue factors in fatal I-85 crash