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Greensboro woman dead in crash on I-85 in Randolph County

Officers identified the woman who drove off the road and crashed into bridge abutment early Thursday morning.

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Officers identify a Greensboro woman who died on I-85 near Trinity Road in Randolph County early Thursday morning. 

Amity Alyssa Plunkett, 30, went off the road to the left and hit the Trinity road bridge abutment. The vehicle overturned and landed in the center lane of northbound I-85. 

State Highway Patrol responded to a crash on I-85 southbound near Trinity Road in Randolph County that happened around 2:03 a.m. 

Kevin Williams Santos Romero, 22, was driving a tractor-trailer traveling north and hit Plunkett.

Plunkett died on the scene. 

Romero was not hurt and was able to pull over after the crash.

The cause of the crash remains unknown.

Stay with WFMY News 2 for more updates on this story. 


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