A driver and his passenger suffered fatal personal injuries when the vehicle they were in, which was traveling at an estimated rate of speed of more than 100 mph, ran off Powell Farm Road in Lillington, collided with a tree, and burst into flames, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.
Trooper Greg Steffens said that the crash occurred at around 11 p.m., approximately 12 miles south of Lillington.
According to Steffens, the driver was 44-year-old Lillington resident Kenneth Parchman. His passenger was 35-year-old Cameron resident Lisa Marie Timmerman. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.