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Troopers ID person killed in crash on Smokey Park Highway

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One person was killed in a crash Monday afternoon on Smokey Park Highway in Candler.

The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. near Hot Dog King. Troopers said the car pulled out of Luther Road in front of the box truck.

The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. near Hot Dog King. Troopers said the car pulled out of Luther Road in front of the box truck.

Troopers said Mary Miller Robinson, 89, of Candler, died at the scene. The driver of the truck, Travis Young, 41, of Waynesville, was transported to Mission Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Smokey Park Highway was closed for about two and a half hours.


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