SOUTHERN PINES — A Thursday morning one-car crash between Southern Pines and Pinehurst killed one person.

Moore County officials have confirmed that Cynthia May Alexander, 60, from Southern Pines, died in the crash on Midland Road.

According to county officials, Alexander's Toyota Camry struck a tree at about 7:20 a.m. She was pinned inside the vehicle, requiring rescue personnel to use hydraulic powered rescue tools to remove her. Law enforcement requested a helicopter to carry the her to medical care. However, due to the weather conditions early Thursday, none were available.

Alexander was transported by ambulance to FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst where she was declared dead.


Billy Marts