An 18-year-old was killed in a crash involving a deer on Interstate 40 in Johnston County Sunday morning.
The crash happened at the Cornwallis Road overpass around 7:30 a.m.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, a Hyundai Elantra was traveling eastbound on the highway when it hit a deer.
The car then went off the roadway and hit a guardrail, overturned and hit the bridge.
The 18-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene, according to The JoCo Report.
The State Highway Patrol said speed was also a factor.