Driver posts Facebook update before dying in head-on collision

Global News

TORONTO – A 32-year-old woman who died in a car crash seconds after posting Facebook updates serves as a “grim reminder” to pay attention while driving, said local police.

North Carolina resident Courtney Sanford collided head-on with a truck on Thursday morning in High Point, N.C. Investigators were later told by a friend that a Facebook post was made only seconds before.

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“The Facebook text happened at 8:33 a.m. We got the call on the wreck at 8:34 a.m.,” High Point police officer Lt. Chris Weisner told Fox’s WGHP TV station. “In a matter of seconds, a life was over just so she could notify some friends that she was happy.”

“As sad as it is, it is a grim reminder for everyone… you just have to pay attention while you are in the car,” Weisner told the local station.

Lieutenant Barry Roberts told Global News there was evidence…

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