At least 3 killed in snowstorm-related deaths

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Posted: Jan 21, 2016 12:09 PM

A look at deaths that have been blamed on the snowstorm pounding the eastern part of the U.S.

NORTH CAROLINA

— A 60-year-old woman driving her car in Stokes County near her home around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday hit an "extremely icy" patch, went down an embankment and turned over in a creek, the state Highway Patrol said. Mary Williams was killed in the accident.

— In neighboring Forsyth County, 55-year-old Rosa McCollough-Leake was killed when she slid on an icy roadway, crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a pickup truck head-on. Three people had minor injuries.

TENNESSEE

— A car slid off the roadway due to speed and slick conditions, killing the driver and injuring a passenger, the Knox County sheriff's department said.