Johnston County teen killed in wreck; passenger injured
Posted June 15, 2012
Kenly, N.C. — A Johnston County teen died Thursday night when she lost control of her car on Princeton Kenly Road and ran into a ditch, state Highway Patrol officials said.
Troopers believe Sarah Elizabeth Earp, 16, of Kenly, was speeding when she lost control of her car around 8 p.m. Earp was pronounced dead at the scene.
Earp's passenger, 17-year-old Stephanie Heaton, was airlifted to WakeMed, authorities said. She was in fair condition Friday morning.
Authorities said both Earp and Heaton were wearing seat belts at the time of the wreck.
No other information about the wreck was released.