Ohio woman dies in head-on collision in Brunswick County

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An Ohio woman died in a wreck reported Monday afternoon in Brunswick County.

Troopers responded to the wreck on N.C. 211 near the intersection of West Trace Road at 1:19 p.m., according to N.C. State Highway Patrol Trooper C.S. Thompson.

Debora Dunkle, 60, of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, who was driving north on N.C. 211, veered to keep from rear-ending a vehicle. She then crossed the center lane and collided head-on with a dump truck headed south, Thompson said. Dunkle was pronounced dead at the scene.

N.C. 211 was closed to traffic for about three hours as troopers and emergency crews responded to the wreck.