Porsche passenger dies, 7 others injured in 2-car crash in Johnston County

Johnston County News

PINE LEVEL, N.C. (WNCN) – Officials said that a car passenger died and seven other people were injured in a two-car wreck in a Johnston County town Saturday night.

The wreck was reported around 8:30 p.m. at Country Store Road at Cut Across Road in Pine Level, according to Jimmy Garner, the Pine Level police commissioner.

Two people were in one car which was a red Porsche. The man driving the Porsche, who was from Selma, but has yet to be identified, survived but the passenger died, Garner said.

Six people were in another car, a small sedan. They were all injured and taken to hospitals. Their conditions are not known at this time.

Garner said the crash was under investigation by Pine Level police but he has no other updates at this time.

CORRECTION: Garner originally said the Porsche driver died, but a news release later said the passenger died.

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