Laurinburg woman killed in train accident, boyfriend injured

Picture courtesy WTVD in Raleigh, NC

Lauren Webb, 22, of Laurinburg was killed Thursday when a car she was riding in was hit by an Amtrak train on Southwest Maynard Road in Cary, NC, according to the Cary Town Public Information Officer Susan Moran.

Moran says Webb's


boyfriend Benny Derrick Dimery,24, of Laurinburg drove around the stop arms at the crossing seconds before his car was hit by the train.

Dimery was injured and is in a Raleigh hospital. His condition isn't known.

Moran says it is believed the couple was in Cary visiting Dimery's relatives.

She adds the investigation is ongoing and charges are pending against Dimery.