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Speeding Camaro wrecks, killing two

Posted April 1, 2010 10:05 a.m. EDT
Updated April 1, 2010 2:24 p.m. EDT

— Two people died when a Chevrolet Camaro going more than 100 mph wrecked and caught on fire south of Lillington late Wednesday.

State troopers said that driver Kenneth Parchman, 43, of Lillington, lost control of the Camaro, and it ran off Powell Farm Road, near Lemuel Blake Road, shortly before 11 p.m. The car rolled over, hit a tree and caught fire.

Parchman and his passenger, Lisa Marie Timmerman, 35, of Cameron, died.

The speed limit along Powell Farm Road is 55 mph.