Woman killed in stolen car

DURHAM They say it all started when a Department of Corrections employee left her car running outside a Roxboro Street convenience store.

Someone got in and took off.

Deputies tracked down the stolen car, but when they got out to question the woman behind the wheel, she reportedly sped away.

That's when they say they lost track of her until they heard a loud crash. They found the vehicle southbound on 15-501 smashed into a tree.

The woman died instantly. Her name has not yet been released.

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