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Two Killed In Nash County Head-On Collision

Posted June 23, 2004 2:15 a.m. EDT

— Investigators believe speed was a factor in a wreck that killed two people in near the Wilson-Nash County line late Tuesday.

Witnesses say it appears a car driving on the wrong side of the road slammed head-on into a sport utilty vehicle on Old Smithfield Road near Williams Road just before 10 p.m.

The car's driver, Jose Reyna, 21, and a passenger, Christian Carmona, 23, died.

Juventino Sanchez, who was in the SUV, was transported to a local hospital. His injuries were not life threatening.