Two killed in car crash near the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

Published: Jun. 21, 2022 at 9:46 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 22, 2022 at 10:10 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Two people were killed in a car accident on U.S. 74/76 near the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge on Tuesday night at around 9:11 p.m.

According to New Hanover/Brunswick County Highway Patrol, a pickup truck was driving eastbound when it collided with a car traveling west in the eastbound lanes. The driver of the pickup was 25-year-old Brandon Perry from Leland, and the car was driven by 20-year-old Mirella Elliott from Wilmington.

The two were pronounced dead on the scene and neither of the cars contained other passengers.

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