6/23 UPDATE: The driver of the vehicle was identified as Richard S. Doughtie, 51, according to Southampton County Sheriff's Office.

The passenger was identified as Eugenie R. Doughtie, 54, of Courtland.

Investigators say they were killed after the driver lost control and ran off the road.

Both occupants were seatbelted.


SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY -- Two people died in a car crash on Governor Darden Road near Courtland Sunday night.

Major Gene Drewery said the sheriff's office received a report about the wreck at 7:02 p.m.

Deputies were in the process of notifying the victims' family/families, while they continued their investigation into what caused the crash.

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