Three killed in wreck in Lexington

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LEXINGTON, N.C. -- Lexington police said three people are dead and two were injured after a car wreck early Sunday morning.

Police said a car went off the right side on the road and caught fire in the 300 block of Sink Inn Road around 3:40 a.m.

Authorities said they found the 2007 Chrysler Sebring overturned and burned after responding to a power outage call around 3:39 a.m.

Police said they believe the car crashed into a power pole, knocking out power to some homes in the area.

The names of the deceased victims have not been released.

Police said five people were in the car and two of them survived. The surviving victims were identified as Donchristopher Warren Roach, 23, and Kim Davis, 28, both of Lexington. They were taken to Thomasville Medical Center for treatment.

Authorities said the three other victims were found deceased at the scene.

The speed limit on the stretch of Sink Inn Road where the wreck occurred is 35 mph.

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