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Pineville woman dies, several others injured

A Pineville woman died and several other people were taken to the hospital after a crash Saturday morning.

Vanessa N. Asher, 27, was trying to pull onto U.S. 25 East from Ky. 190 just before 11 a.m. when she drove into the path of a 2000 Ford Excursion, state police said.

The Excursion hit the driver's side door of Asher's 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix. Asher was pronounced dead at the scene.

Leslie Asher, 7, was taken to Pineville Community Hospital, where she remained Saturday night.

The driver of the Excursion, Arthur Carter, 34, of Calvin, and a passenger, Christian Carter, 9, were taken to the hospital by private vehicle, state police said. Claudia Carter, 3, who was also a passenger in the Excursion, was not injured.

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