- Associated Press - Monday, October 27, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating the deaths of two people in a wreck.

Police told local reporters that 25-year-old Billy Coby Blackwelder and 26-year-old Eric Francis Morris died in the wreck around 4 a.m. Sunday.

Police say Blackwelder drove into the median of a curving road and then crossed the highway and hit a tree on the right side of the road.

An 18-year-old woman was in critical condition at Carolinas Medical Center.

Police say speed and alcohol were factors in the wreck.

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