Sheriff's officials say the crash happened just after 1 p.m. at the intersection of Hilltop Rd. and Hempton Lake Rd. in the town of Cato. The driver of a pickup truck was headed south on Hempton Lake Rd., authorities say, when he didn't yield at a stop sign and pulled out in front of a minivan that was headed east on Hilltop Rd.
The driver of the minivan, Clara G. Braun, 78, of Cato, died as a result of the crash. The driver of the pickup truck, a 49-year-old Cato man, was not hurt.