2 killed, 1 injured in head-on crash in Sampson County


AUTRYVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Officials say two people died and another was hurt in a head-on crash early Sunday in the Autryville area of Sampson County.

Autryville fire officials said that two occupants were pinned in a vehicle during the crash and that crews conducted “an extended extrication” to free the pair.

In addition to two deaths, one person was taken to a nearby trauma center for treatment, fire officials said.

“We ask that you keep the occupants families as well as the emergency responders in your prayers,” Autryville fire officials said in a statement.

Sampson County EMS, Roseboro Rescue, the Sampson County Sheriffs Office and the North Carolina State Highway Patrol assisted at the scene.

No other details were available.

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