6-Year-Old Girl From Brooklyn Among Three Killed in Wrong-Way Wreck on North Carolina Highway

A 6-year-old girl from Brooklyn was among the three people killed in a wrong-way crash in North Carolina over the weekend, authorities say.

Little Janiece Smith was a passenger in a car with four people on Interstate 85 when a Jeep going the wrong way on the highway smashed into the car head-on around 3 a.m. Sunday, authorities said.

Smith, along with the driver of the car, 49-year-old Felicia Harris, of Charlotte, North Carolina, and a third person died instantly.

The driver of the Jeep was taken to the University of North Carolina Hospital. Officials said his injuries were not life-threatening.

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