Passenger airlifted after vehicle flips into creek

Published 7:52 pm Wednesday, February 25, 2009

The identity of the female was not released as of Tuesday morning, pending notification of family members. The female victim was listed in critical condition as of yesterday.

Kerry Sehen, 21, was the driver of the vehicle and was charged with driving while impaired, but the accident is still under investigation with the N.C. Hwy. Patrol.

The Polk County Sheriff&squo;s Office was called out at 1:30 a.m. and the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation also assisted.&bsp; The accident took place near the intersection of Hayes, and Walker roads and Peak Street.

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