A 24-year-old woman, who was not wearing her seat belt at the time, suffered fatal personal injuries near Burgaw when her car overturned and collided with a tree.
The accident took place at approximately 9 p.m. on July 30 on Penderlea Highway, slightly north of Burgaw.
The victim, identified as 24-year-old Starlett Marie Days, died at the scene.
Authorities said that speed was considered to be a factor in the accident. When Days swerved, the vehicle overturned before striking the tree.