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NC Highway Patrol: Fiery Crash Claims Life of Asheboro Woman

ASHEBORO — An early-morning fiery crash in Asheboro has claimed the life of a local woman, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

At 6:25 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, troopers with the Highway Patrol were dispatched to a vehicle crash on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive near Mountain Top Drive.

According to a press release, 24-year-old Alvaro Cabrera Gudino, of Asheboro, was driving on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in a Honda minivan when she traveled off the right side of the road, struck a mailbox, a utility pole, and a tree. After impacting the tree, Gudino’s vehicle came to rest and caught fire.

Gudino suffered serious injuries and was transported to Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro.

The front right passenger, 29-year-old Bertha Hernandez Gudino, also of Asheboro, died in the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

No charges have been filed at this time and the crash is still under investigation.

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive near Mountain Top Drive was closed for several hours during the investigation until troopers cleared the scene at 11:23 a.m.

Featured Photo – Randolph County EMS (Acme News Stock/Archive Photo)