HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Two women died Wednesday afternoon when the vehicle they were traveling in on Interstate 85 went off the road and crashed into trees.

Kelleigh E. Shropshire, 19, of Haw River, and Corena M. Johnson, 19, of Mebane were both killed in the single-vehicle wreck, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the wreck was caused by speed.

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