Woman Dies From Crash

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By Linda Cicoira — A Painter woman died after being in a head-on collision that occurred on Lankford Highway, just north of Main Street in Painter, Thursday, Aug. 8, according to Sgt. Michelle Anaya, of the state police.

Carolyn A. Sample, 64, of Big Pine Road, died at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital, in Onancock.  She was driving 2009 Chevy Cobalt south on the highway’s northbound lanes at about 9:20 p.m. Sample struck a 1993 Dodge pick-up truck that was going north. Upon impact, the Cobalt overturned, entrapping the driver.

Tyler Joynes, of Melfa, was driving the truck. He had non-life threatening injuries.

Sample was not wearing a seat belt, Anaya said.