GREENSBORO, NC - A third person has died as a result of a single-car crash on I-40 east near Sandy Ridge Road, police said.

The crash happened Wednesday morning around 3:20 a.m.

Police say Jorge Luis Fernandez-Chavez died on Thursday as a result of his injuries from the crash.

Police say the accident happened when a car tried to merge into traffic and overcorrected to avoid hitting a tractor trailer. The car flipped and ejected three passengers. Seven total were in the car.

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Alejandra Chan-Carrasco and Irma Torres-Patino both died after being ejected from the car. The other passengers were taken to the hospital. The tractor trailer wasn't hit.