Two students from East Wake High School were injured in a high-speed crash Monday afternoon, according to the state Highway Patrol.
Austin Wade Marx, 17, was driving a 1996 Chevrolet Camaro on Puryear Road in Knightdale just before 1 p.m. when his lost control of the car, troopers said. The Camaro went off the road and overturned.
Neil Hunter was standing outside when the car crashed in front of his home. The first thing he heard was the vehicle’s engine. Troopers said witnesses reported the car traveling up to 90 mph. Investigators said evidence at the scene supported those reports.