A high speed car crash killed at least one person and hospitalized two others in Beaufort County. The surviving victims are listed as having suffered serious injuries after an early morning car crash Sunday.
Highway Patrolman, Steve Crumpler, said the crash happened around 2:30 Sunday morning on Highway 33 East just off the Beaufort County line. The names of the people involved have not been released.
As reported by authorities familiar with the crash, the vehicle was clocked at more than 100 miles per hour just seconds before it flipped several times. Officials say all three passengers were ejected from the car and drugs were involved, but no word yet on whether alcohol was a factor in the single car crash.One survivor was airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital. The other was taken to Beaufort County Hospital.
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