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Hickory Police investigate fatal traffic crash

A woman died in a traffic crash on Tuesday, November 7, in Hickory.

A 2019 Audi A5 driven by William Luke Robinson, 44, of Hickory was travelling north on NC-127 around 6 p.m. when it collided with a 2013 Ford Fusion, driven by Janet Stafford Jordan, 64, of Hickory, at the 16th Avenue NW intersection. The Ford was traveling east on 16th Avenue NW.

A passenger of the Ford, Lona Madeline Stafford, 85, of Hickory, was transported to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte where she was pronounced deceased.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551.