One Dead In Accident At Busco Beach ATV Park

A 21-year-old man was killed around 8:00pm Friday while riding a four-wheeler on a trail at Busco Beach in Wayne County.

The vehicle was being driven on an uneven trail which caused the ATV to pitch upwards onto the rear wheels. The individual operating the ATV was thrown backward, causing him to strike his head on the vehicle.

The victim was wearing head protection at the time of the accident but died at the scene from his injuries.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol was notified of the incident, responded, and investigated the crash. The name of the victim was not immediately released pending next of kin notification.