ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) — A man faces charges after two people were killed Tuesday morning in a crash near Fairmont in Robeson County, authorities said.

It happened on Highway 130 near Raynham Road, according to 1st Sgt. S.B. Lewis of the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

Highway 130 was blocked in both directions for several hours before reopening about 1:45 p.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

19-year-old Brandon Keith Locklear was arrested. Troopers say he disregarded a stop sign, resulting in the crash. Locklear has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

The identities of the two people who were killed have not been publicly released.

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