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Two Dead in Lee County Accident

Posted July 22, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— Two men died in a car accident Tuesday night around 11:30.Bryant Keith Roberts, 24, was driving at the time. His passenger was a 23-year-old male whose name has not been released.

Troopers say the two were traveling east on state highway 78 at a high rate of speed in a 1984 BMW when Roberts apparently lost control of the vehicle, overturned, and struck a tree.

Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.