Woman Killed In Car Crash While Taking Selfies And Updating Facebook Status

Ironically, she was letting her friends know that the song 'Happy' makes her happy


by Debrief Staff |
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A woman has died after losing control of the car she was driving and crashing into an oncoming truck while she was updating her Facebook status.

Courtney Sanford, 32, was driving on a highway in North Carolina in the US, when her vehicle crossed the median, crashed into an oncoming truck, hit a tree and burst into flames.

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Police confirmed that seconds before the crash occurred, Sanford had been updating her Facebook feed to let people know: ‘The happy song makes me HAPPY.’


It also emerged she had been taking selfies and posted one to Facebook while driving.

Police said she was wearing a seat belt, but said it was ‘not being properly used’.

Pictures: Facebook

This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

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