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Sampson County Teen Killed in Car Crash

Posted March 8, 2008 7:26 p.m. EST

— An overnight accident killed a Sampson County teen.

The crash happened just after midnight on Penny Tew Mill Road, near Feed Mill Road, in Roseboro.

Ryan Lee Butler, of Clinton, was driving a 1995 Dodge Intrepid when the vehicle hit the base of a bridge at 85 mph, the Highway Patrol said.

The impact split the car in half and Butler was killed on impact.

The 19-year-old graduated from Midway High School last year.