GREENVILLE, NC (AP) — A flower girl has been killed and two
bridesmaids injured when their car was hit head-on by another
vehicle as they traveled to a wedding in Greenville.
Six-year-old Ava Kendall was killed Saturday when the other
vehicle crossed the center line and struck the car driven by
22-year-old Michele Garland. A second passenger in Garland’s car
was 13-year-old bridesmaid Lindsey Whitehurst.
Bride-to-be Rachel Jones called off the wedding. Jones says Ava
Kendall was a family friend.
Both bridesmaids were taken to Pitt County Memorial Hospital
with serious injuries. Their conditions were not available early
The driver of the other vehicle, 39-year-old Mupin Wu Cummings
of Pinetops, was taken to the hospital for treatment.
The investigation is continuing.
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