2 killed in overnight crash in Harnett County

CAMERON, N.C. (WNCN) – State troopers are investigating a single-car crash that killed two people.

It happened Monday night around 10 p.m. near the Lee County line.

A state trooper says the driver was operating carelessly at a high rate of speed when he crossed the center line. The car went off the shoulder, hitting a tree.

A female passenger died on scene. The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Troopers are still trying to determine the cause and have ordered toxicology reports.

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